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noun, plural gas·tro·je·ju·nos·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. See under gastroenterostomy.

Origin of gastrojejunostomy

First recorded in 1890–95; gastro- + jejunostomy


noun, plural gas·tro·en·ter·os·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. the making of a new passage between the stomach and the duodenum (gastroduodenostomy) or, especially, the jejunum (gastrojejunostomy).

Origin of gastroenterostomy

First recorded in 1885–90; gastroentero- + -stomy
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British Dictionary definitions for gastrojejunostomy


noun plural -mies
  1. surgical formation of an artificial opening between the stomach and the small intestine
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gastrojejunostomy in Medicine


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  1. The surgical formation of a direct communication between the stomach and the jejunum.


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  1. The surgical formation of a new opening between the stomach and the intestine, either anterior or posterior to the mesocolon.
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