transurethral

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transurethral (trans-yoor-ee-thrăl) adj. through the urethra. t. resection of the prostate see resection. t. vaporization of the prostate (TUVP) a technique in which the prostate is vaporized: used to treat lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia and urinary retention.