ileocolostomy

noun

il·​eo·​co·​los·​to·​my -kə-ˈläs-tə-mē How to pronounce ileocolostomy (audio)
plural ileocolostomies
: a surgical operation producing an artificial opening connecting the ileum and the colon

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“Ileocolostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ileocolostomy. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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