jejunoileal bypass

noun

: a surgical bypass operation performed especially to reduce absorption in the small intestine that involves joining the first part of the jejunum with the more distal segment of the ileum

Dictionary Entries Near jejunoileal bypass

Cite this Entry

“Jejunoileal bypass.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/jejunoileal%20bypass. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!