Definition of marsupialization in English:

marsupialization

noun

  • The formation of a pouch or pouch-like cavity; specifically an operative technique for draining a cyst or other cavity that cannot be excised, in which the cyst is opened and emptied, and its edges then sutured to the skin incision, forming a pouch that allows continued external drainage.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences. From marsupial + -ization.

Pronunciation

marsupialization

/mɑːˌs(j)uːpɪəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/