colotomy

colotomy

[kuh-lot-uh-mee]
noun, plural colotomies. Surgery.
incision or opening of the colon.

Origin:
1865–70; colo- + -tomy

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colotomy (kəˈlɒtəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
a colonic incision
 
[C20 colon2 + -tomy]

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

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