Medical Dictionary

sigmoidopexy

noun sig·moid·o·pexy \ sig-ˈmȯid-ə-ˌpek-sē \

medical Definition of sigmoidopexy

plural sigmoidopexies
:surgical attachment of the sigmoid colon to the wall of the abdomen for relief of rectal prolapse

Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak evil of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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