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ileosigmoidostomy

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noun il·eo·sig·moid·os·to·my \-ˌsig-ˌmȯid-ˈäs-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of ileosigmoidostomy

plural

ileosigmoidostomies

  1. :  a surgical operation producing a permanent artificial opening connecting the ileum and the sigmoid colon


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