gastroesophagostomy

[găs′trō-ĭ-sŏf′ə-gŏstə-mē]

n.

The surgical formation of a new opening between the esophagus and the stomach.

Nearby words

  1. gonadotrophin,
  2. gonadotropic,
  3. gonadotropin,
  4. gonadotropin releasing hormone,
  5. gonadotropin-releasing factor,
  6. gonads,
  7. gonaduct,
  8. gonalgia,
  9. gonangiectomy,
  10. gonangium


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