co·​lo·​proc·​tos·​to·​my ˌkō-lə-ˌpräk-ˈtäs-tə-mē, ˌkäl-ə- How to pronounce coloproctostomy (audio)
plural coloproctostomies
: surgical formation of an artificial passage between the colon and the rectum

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“Coloproctostomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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