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co·lo·rec·tos·to·my (ko″lo-rek-tosґtə-me) [colo- + recto- + -stomy] formation of an artificial opening between the colon and rectum; called also coloproctostomy.

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  • coloproctostomy — Establishment of a communication between the rectum and a discontinuous segment of the colon. SYN: colorectostomy. [colo + G. proktos, anus (rectum), + stoma, mouth] * * * co·lo·proc·tos·to·my .kō lə .präk täs tə mē, .käl ə n …   Medical dictionary

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