duodenojejunostomy

noun
du·​o·​de·​no·​je·​ju·​nos·​to·​my | \ -ji-jü-ˈnäs-tə-mē How to pronounce duodenojejunostomy (audio) \
plural duodenojejunostomies

Medical Definition of duodenojejunostomy

: a surgical operation that joins part of the duodenum and the jejunum with creation of an artificial opening between them

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“Duodenojejunostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/duodenojejunostomy. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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