Medical Dictionary

ileostomy

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noun il·e·os·to·my \ˌil-ē-ˈäs-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of ileostomy

plural

ileostomies

  1. 1:  surgical formation of an artificial anus by connecting the ileum to an opening in the abdominal wall

  2. 2:  the artificial opening made by ileostomy


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