Scott operation

[ skŏt ]


A jejunoileal bypass for treating morbid obesity in which the upper jejunum is joined to the terminal ileum, with the bypassed intestine closed proximally and anastomosed distally to the colon.

Nearby words

  1. stime,
  2. stimson,
  3. stimson, henry lewis,
  4. stimulant,
  5. stimulate,
  6. stimulating,
  7. stimulation,
  8. stimulative,
  9. stimulator,
  10. stimulus

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