sigmoidotomy

[ sĭg′moi-dŏtə-mē ]

n.

Surgical opening of the sigmoid colon.

Nearby words

  1. sigmoidoproctostomy,
  2. sigmoidorectostomy,
  3. sigmoidoscope,
  4. sigmoidoscopy,
  5. sigmoidostomy,
  6. sigmund,
  7. sign,
  8. sign away,
  9. sign in,
  10. sign language


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