gastrojejunostomy

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gastrojejunostomy

[gas-troh-ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee]
noun, plural gastrojejunostomies. Surgery.
See under gastroenterostomy.

Origin:
1890–95; gastro- + jejunostomy

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gastroenterostomy

[gas-troh-en-tuh-ros-tuh-mee]
noun, plural gastroenterostomies. Surgery.
the making of a new passage between the stomach and the duodenum (gastroduodenostomy) or, especially, the jejunum (gastrojejunostomy)

Origin:
1885–90; gastroentero- + -stomy

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gastroenterostomy (ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒstəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical formation of an artificial opening between the stomach and the small intestine

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gastroenterostomy gas·tro·en·ter·os·to·my (gās'trō-ěn'tə-rŏs'tə-mē)
n.
The surgical formation of a new opening between the stomach and the intestine, either anterior or posterior to the mesocolon.

gastrojejunostomy gas·tro·je·ju·nos·to·my (gās'trō-jə-jōō'nŏs'tə-mē, -jē'ju-)
n.
The surgical formation of a direct communication between the stomach and the jejunum.

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Gastrointestinal bleeding can occur at any staple line including the gastrojejunostomy.
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