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[ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee, jee-joo-] /dʒɪ dʒuˈnɒs tə mi, ˌdʒi dʒʊ-/
noun, plural jejunostomies. Surgery.
an artificial opening from the jejunum through the abdominal wall, created for the drainage of jejunal contents or for feeding.
Origin of jejunostomy
First recorded in 1880-85; jejuno- + -stomy Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for jejunostomy


the surgical formation of an opening from the jejunum to the surface of the body, through which food may be introduced
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jejunostomy in Medicine

jejunostomy je·ju·nos·to·my (jə-jōō'nŏs'tə-mē, jē'ju-, jěj'u-)
The surgical creation of an opening from the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually with a stoma on the abdominal wall.

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