esophagoenterostomy

[ĭ-sŏf′ə-gō-ĕn′tə-rŏstə-mē]

n.

The surgical formation of a direct communication between the esophagus and intestine.

Nearby words

  1. esophagism,
  2. esophagitis,
  3. esophagocardioplasty,
  4. esophagocele,
  5. esophagodynia,
  6. esophagogastrectomy,
  7. esophagogastric junction,
  8. esophagogastroanastomosis,
  9. esophagogastroplasty,
  10. esophagogastrostomy


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