cecostomy

cecostomy
Operative formation of a cecal fistula. SYN: typhlostomy. [ceco- + G. stoma, mouth]

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ce·cos·to·my or chiefly Brit cae·cos·to·my sē-'käs-tə-mē n, pl -mies the surgical formation of an opening into the cecum to serve as an artificial anus

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ce·cos·to·my (se-kosґtə-me) [ceco- + -stomy] 1. surgical creation of an artificial opening or fistula into the cecum. 2. the opening so created.

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