ileocolostomy

[ il-ee-oh-kuh-los-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌɪl i oʊ kəˈlɒs tə mi /

noun, plural il·e·o·co·los·to·mies.

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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Medical definitions for ileocolostomy

ileocolostomy
[ ĭl′ē-ō-kə-lŏstə-mē ]

n.

Surgical construction of an opening between the ileum and the colon.
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