sigmoidopexy

noun

sig·​moid·​o·​pexy sig-ˈmȯid-ə-ˌpek-sē How to pronounce sigmoidopexy (audio)
plural sigmoidopexies
: surgical attachment of the sigmoid colon to the wall of the abdomen for relief of rectal prolapse

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“Sigmoidopexy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sigmoidopexy. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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