colotomy

noun

co·​lot·​o·​my kə-ˈlät-ə-mē How to pronounce colotomy (audio)
plural colotomies
: surgical incision of the colon compare colostomy

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“Colotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/colotomy. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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