gastrojejunostomy

[ gas-troh-ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌgæs troʊ dʒɪ dʒuˈnɒs tə mi /

noun, plural gas·tro·je·ju·nos·to·mies. Surgery.

Origin of gastrojejunostomy

First recorded in 1890–95; gastro- + jejunostomy

Definition for gastrojejunostomy (2 of 2)

gastroenterostomy

[ gas-troh-en-tuh-ros-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌgæs troʊˌɛn təˈrɒs tə mi /

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).

Origin of gastroenterostomy

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

gastroenterostomy

/ (ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒstəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical formation of an artificial opening between the stomach and the small intestine
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Medicine definitions for gastrojejunostomy (1 of 2)

gastrojejunostomy

[ găs′trō-jə-jōō′nŏstə-mē, -jē′ju- ]

n.

The surgical formation of a direct communication between the stomach and the jejunum.

Medicine definitions for gastrojejunostomy (2 of 2)

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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