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- n. Any operation which involves the incision of the urethra.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An incision of the urethra, esp. incision for relief of urethral stricture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery, cutting of the urethra, usually for the relief of stricture.
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Your doctor may recommend other surgical procedures, such as stretching the urethral opening and/or making a slit in the urethra to help drainage internal urethrotomy.
Subcutaneous urethrotomy was also practised in his time.
He performed internal urethrotomy, and wrote on amputations, injuries of the head, and hernia.
S-curve in the urethra; if this is unsuccessful, urethrotomy for their removal may be attempted.
In the earlier stages of the malady, relief is given by the skillful use of instruments for dilating the canal, or, where this fails by the operation of urethrotomy, for which we employ an improved and ingenious instrument, by which the stricture is readily and almost painlessly divided.