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colotomy

[kuh-lot-uh-mee] /kəˈlɒt ə mi/
noun, plural colotomies. Surgery
1.
incision or opening of the colon.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; colo- + -tomy
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British Dictionary definitions for colotomy

colotomy

/kəˈlɒtəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
a colonic incision
Word Origin
C20 colon2 + -tomy
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colotomy in Medicine

colotomy co·lot·o·my (kə-lŏt'ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the colon.

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