il·​eo·​sig·​moid·​os·​to·​my -ˌsig-ˌmȯid-ˈäs-tə-mē How to pronounce ileosigmoidostomy (audio)
plural ileosigmoidostomies
: a surgical operation producing a permanent artificial opening connecting the ileum and the sigmoid colon

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“Ileosigmoidostomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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