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gastrojejunostomy

[gas-troh-ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee] /ˌgæs troʊ dʒɪ dʒuˈnɒs tə mi/
noun, plural gastrojejunostomies. Surgery
1.
See under gastroenterostomy.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; gastro- + jejunostomy

gastroenterostomy

[gas-troh-en-tuh-ros-tuh-mee] /ˌgæs troʊˌɛn təˈrɒs tə mi/
noun, plural gastroenterostomies. Surgery
1.
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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Examples for gastrojejunostomy
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding can occur at any staple line including the gastrojejunostomy.
British Dictionary definitions for gastrojejunostomy

gastroenterostomy

/ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒstəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical formation of an artificial opening between the stomach and the small intestine
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gastrojejunostomy in Medicine

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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