jejunostomy

jejunostomy

[ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee, jee-joo-]
noun, plural jejunostomies. Surgery.
an artificial opening from the jejunum through the abdominal wall, created for the drainage of jejunal contents or for feeding.

Origin:
1880–85; jejuno- + -stomy

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jejunostomy (dʒɪdʒuːˈnɒstəmɪ)
 
n
the surgical formation of an opening from the jejunum to the surface of the body, through which food may be introduced

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jejunostomy je·ju·nos·to·my (jə-jōō'nŏs'tə-mē, jē'ju-, jěj'u-)
n.
The surgical creation of an opening from the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually with a stoma on the abdominal wall.

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