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gastroenterostomy

[ gas-troh-en-tuh-ros-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌgæs troʊˌɛn təˈrɒs tə mi /
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noun, plural gas·tro·en·ter·os·to·mies.Surgery.

the making of a new passage between the stomach and the duodenum (gastroduodenostomy ) or, especially, the jejunum (gastrojejunostomy ).

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Origin of gastroenterostomy

First recorded in 1885–90; gastroentero- + -stomy
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British Dictionary definitions for gastroenterostomy

gastroenterostomy
/ (ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒstəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical formation of an artificial opening between the stomach and the small intestine
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Medical definitions for gastroenterostomy

gastroenterostomy
[ găs′trō-ĕn′tə-rŏstə-mē ]

n.

The surgical formation of a new opening between the stomach and the intestine, either anterior or posterior to the mesocolon.
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