appendicostomy


ap·pen·di·cos·to·my

noun \ə-ˌpen-də-ˈkäs-tə-mē\
plural ap·pen·di·cos·to·mies

Definition of APPENDICOSTOMY

: the surgical operation of opening the vermiform appendix to irrigate the large intestine

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