duodenojejunostomy

duodenojejunostomy

[doo-uh-dee-noh-ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee, dyoo-, doo-od-n-oh-, dyoo-]
noun, plural duodenojejunostomies. Surgery.
the formation of an artificial connection between the duodenum and the jejunum.

Origin:
duoden(um) + -o- + jejunostomy

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duodenojejunostomy du·o·de·no·je·ju·nos·to·my (dōō'ə-dē'nō-jə-jōō'nŏs'tə-mē, dyōō'-, dōō-ŏd'n-ō-, dyōō-)
n.
The surgical formation of a passage between the duodenum and the jejunum.

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