Medical Dictionary

appendicostomy

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

Medical Definition of appendicostomy

plural

appendicostomies

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


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