-stomy


-stomy

noun combining form

Definition of -STOMY

:  surgical operation establishing a usually permanent opening into (such) a part <enterostomy>

Origin of -STOMY

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek stoma mouth, opening

-s·to·my

noun combining form \s-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -s·to·mies

Medical Definition of -STOMY

: surgical operation establishing a usually permanent opening into (such) a part <enterostomy>

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