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.

Nearby words

  1. ileocolic artery,
  2. ileocolic valve,
  3. ileocolic vein,
  4. ileocolitis,
  5. ileocolitis ulcerosa chronica,
  6. ileocystoplasty,
  7. ileoileostomy,
  8. ileojejunitis,
  9. ileopexy,
  10. ileoproctostomy

Origin of ileocolostomy

First recorded in 1885–90; ileo- + colostomy

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Medicine 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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