Medical Dictionary

coloproctostomy

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

Medical Definition of coloproctostomy

plural

coloproctostomies

  1. :  surgical formation of an artificial passage between the colon and the rectum


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