enterostomy


en·ter·os·to·my

noun \ˌen-tə-ˈräs-tə-mē\
plural en·ter·os·to·mies

Definition of ENTEROSTOMY

:  a surgical formation of an opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall
en·ter·os·to·mal \-tə-məl\ adjective

Origin of ENTEROSTOMY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1878

Rhymes with ENTEROSTOMY

en·ter·os·to·my

noun \ˌent-ə-ˈräs-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural en·ter·os·to·mies

Medical Definition of ENTEROSTOMY

: a surgical formation of an opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall
en·ter·os·to·mal \-tə-məl\ adjective

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