enterocolostomy

[ ĕn′tə-rō-kə-lŏstə-mē ]

n.

The surgical formation of a connection between the small intestine and colon.
The connection itself.

Nearby words

  1. enterocleisis,
  2. enteroclysis,
  3. enterococcus,
  4. enterocoele,
  5. enterocolitis,
  6. enterocyst,
  7. enterocystocele,
  8. enterocystoma,
  9. enteroendocrine cell,
  10. enteroenterostomy


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