duodenostomy

[ dōō′ə-dn-ŏstə-mē, dōō-ŏd′n-ŏs- ]

n.

The surgical establishment of an opening into the duodenum.

Nearby words

  1. duodenojejunal flexure,
  2. duodenojejunostomy,
  3. duodenolysis,
  4. duodenorrhaphy,
  5. duodenoscopy,
  6. duodenotomy,
  7. duodenum,
  8. duologue,
  9. duomo,
  10. duopoly


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