esophagostomy

noun
esoph·​a·​gos·​to·​my
variants: or chiefly British oesophagostomy \ -​ˈgäs-​tə-​mē How to pronounce esophagostomy (audio) \
plural esophagostomies

Medical Definition of esophagostomy

: surgical creation of an artificial opening into the esophagus

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“Esophagostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/esophagostomy. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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