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gastrojejunostomy

[ gas-troh-ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌgæs troʊ dʒɪ dʒuˈnɒs tə mi /
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noun, plural gas·tro·je·ju·nos·to·mies.Surgery.

See under gastroenterostomy.

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Origin of gastrojejunostomy

First recorded in 1890–95; gastro- + jejunostomy
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Medical definitions for gastrojejunostomy

gastrojejunostomy
[ găs′trō-jə-jōō′nŏstə-mē, -jē′ju- ]

n.

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