Establishment of an artificial anus by opening into the sigmoid colon. [sigmoido- + G. stoma, mouth]

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sig·moid·os·to·my .sig-.mȯi-'däs-tə-mē n, pl -mies surgical creation of an artificial anus in the sigmoid colon

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sig·moid·os·to·my (sig″moi-dosґtə-me) [sigmoid + -stomy] formation of an artificial opening from the body surface into the sigmoid colon. the opening so created.

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