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ileocolostomy

[il-ee-oh-kuh-los-tuh-mee]
noun, plural il·e·o·co·los·to·mies.
  1. the surgical formation of an artificial opening between the ileum and the colon.
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Origin of ileocolostomy

First recorded in 1885–90; ileo- + colostomy
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ileocolostomy in Medicine

ileocolostomy

(ĭl′ē-ō-kə-lŏstə-mē)
n.
  1. Surgical construction of an opening between the ileum and the colon.
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