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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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