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cystotomy Line breaks: cyst|ot¦omy
Pronunciation: /sɪˈstɒtəmi/

Definition of cystotomy in English:

noun (plural cystotomies)

A surgical incision into the urinary bladder.
Example sentences
  • Intraoperative complications are uncommon, though haemorrhage, haematoma, and cystotomy may occur.
  • Both cystotomies were repaired intraoperatively with a two-layer closure using an absorbable suture.
  • Single layer appositional closure is recommended for most cystotomies and particularly for thick-walled bladders.
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