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- n. A surgical operation which consists of making an incision into the urinary bladder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or practice of opening cysts; esp., the operation of cutting into the bladder, as for the extraction of a calculus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery, the operation of opening encysted tumors for the discharge of morbid matter; specifically, the operation of cutting into the urinary bladder for the extraction of a stone or for any other purpose.
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