Definition of transurethral in English:

transurethral

adjective

  • (of a medical procedure) performed via the urethra.

    • ‘The patient developed a local recurrence 8 months postoperatively, which was managed by a combination of transurethral resection and radiation therapy.’
    • ‘After a cystoscopic examination, a transurethral resection was performed.’
    • ‘Multiple superficial biopsies were performed with partial transurethral resection of the tumor.’
    • ‘A transurethral resection was performed, and histologic examination revealed a poorly differentiated invasive carcinoma.’
    • ‘Treatment options include medical therapy, transurethral incision of the prostate, transurethral resection of the prostate, prostatectomy and balloon dilation.’

Pronunciation:

transurethral

/ˌtranzjʊˈriːθrəl//ˌtrɑːnz-/