jejunostomy

noun

je·​ju·​nos·​to·​my ji-ˌjü-ˈnäs-tə-mē How to pronounce jejunostomy (audio) ˌjej-ü- How to pronounce jejunostomy (audio)
plural jejunostomies
1
: the surgical formation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the jejunum
2
: the opening made by jejunostomy

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“Jejunostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/jejunostomy. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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