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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or practice of opening cysts; esp., the operation of cutting into the bladder, as for the extraction of a calculus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A surgical operation which consists of making an incision into the urinary bladder.

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