What is another word for Cystotomy?

Pronunciation: [sɪstˈɒtəmɪ] (IPA)

Cystotomy is a medical term that refers to the surgical opening of the bladder. When performing this procedure, doctors may sometimes use synonyms to describe the operation. Some alternatives include cystostomy, which refers to any surgical opening of the bladder, and vesicotomy, which is specifically used to describe an incision in the urinary bladder. Other terms used in medical contexts may include urethrostomy, which refers to the surgical creation of a new opening in the urethra, and cystectomy, which involves the complete removal of the bladder. Each of these terms may be used depending on the specific context and nature of the surgery being performed.

What are the hypernyms for Cystotomy?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    medical procedure, surgery, abdominal surgery, invasive procedure, Interventional Procedure, Urologic Surgery.

Usage examples for Cystotomy

Lanfranc's discussion of Cystotomy, Pagel characterizes as prudent but rational, for he considers that the operations should not be feared too much but not delayed too long.
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James J. Walsh

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