ileoproctostomy

noun

il·​eo·​proc·​tos·​to·​my -ˌpräk-ˈtäs-tə-mē How to pronounce ileoproctostomy (audio)
plural ileoproctostomies
: a surgical operation producing a permanent artificial opening connecting the ileum and rectum

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“Ileoproctostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ileoproctostomy. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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