enterostomy

noun
en·ter·os·to·my | \ ˌen-tə-ˈrä-stə-mē \
plural enterostomies

Definition of enterostomy 

: a surgical formation of an opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall

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enterostomal \ˌen-tə-ˈrä-stə-məl \ adjective

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1878, in the meaning defined above

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enterostomy

noun
en·ter·os·to·my | \ ˌent-ə-ˈräs-tə-mē \
plural enterostomies

Medical Definition of enterostomy 

: a surgical formation of an opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall

Other words from enterostomy

enterostomal \-tə-məl \ adjective

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