jejunostomy

noun
je·​ju·​nos·​to·​my | \ji-ˌjü-ˈnäs-tə-mē, ˌjej-ü- \
plural jejunostomies

Medical Definition of jejunostomy 

1 : the surgical formation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the jejunum

2 : the opening made by jejunostomy

Learn More about jejunostomy

Share jejunostomy

Comments on jejunostomy

What made you want to look up jejunostomy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a knickknack or trinket

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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