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appendicostomy

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

medical Definition of appendicostomy

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

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