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coloproctostomy

noun co·lo·proc·tos·to·my \ ˌkō-lə-ˌpräk-ˈtäs-tə-mē, ˌkäl-ə- \

medical Definition of coloproctostomy

plural coloproctostomies
: surgical formation of an artificial passage between the colon and the rectum

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