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[gas-troh-en-tuh-ros-tuh-mee] /ˌgæs troʊˌɛn təˈrɒs tə mi/
noun, plural gastroenterostomies. Surgery.
the making of a new passage between the stomach and the duodenum (gastroduodenostomy) or, especially, the jejunum (gastrojejunostomy)
Origin of gastroenterostomy
1885-90; gastroentero- + -stomy Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for gastroenterostomy


noun (pl) -mies
surgical formation of an artificial opening between the stomach and the small intestine
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gastroenterostomy in Medicine

gastroenterostomy gas·tro·en·ter·os·to·my (gās'trō-ěn'tə-rŏs'tə-mē)
The surgical formation of a new opening between the stomach and the intestine, either anterior or posterior to the mesocolon.

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