ileostomy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ileostomy surgical procedure that creates an opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall to function as an anus; performed in cases of cancer of the colon or ulcerative colitis
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ileostomy In surgery, the formation of an artificial opening into the ileum, as between the jejunum and the ileum.
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