prostatocystectomy

Surgery to remove the bladder (the organ that holds urine), the seminal vesicles, and the prostate. The seminal vesicles and prostate are glands in the male reproductive system that help make semen. Also called cystoprostatectomy.

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  • prostatocystectomy — pros·ta·to·cys·tec·to·my (pros″tə to sis tekґtə me) cystoprostatectomy …   Medical dictionary

  • cystoprostatectomy — Surgical removal of bladder, prostate, and seminal vesicles simultaneously. * * * cys·to·pros·ta·tec·to·my (sis″to pros tə tekґtə me) [cysto + prostatectomy] surgical removal of the urinary bladder and prostate gland; called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • cystoprostatectomy — Surgery to remove the bladder (the organ that holds urine), the seminal vesicles, and the prostate. The seminal vesicles and prostate are glands in the male reproductive system that help make semen. Also called prostatocystectomy …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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