coloproctostomy

[ kō′lə-prŏk-tŏstə-mē ]

n.

The surgical formation of a communication between the rectum and a discontinuous segment of the colon.colorectostomy

Nearby words

  1. colophon,
  2. colophonian,
  3. colophony,
  4. coloplication,
  5. coloproctitis,
  6. coloptosis,
  7. colopuncture,
  8. coloquintida,
  9. color,
  10. color bar


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