Definition of -stomy

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

History and Etymology for -stomy

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek stoma mouth, opening

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“-stomy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-stomy. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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