colotomy

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colotomy

(kəˈlɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) a colonic incision
[C20 colon2 + -tomy]
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Chapter 2, on colotomic structures (one of the very few pieces of technical jargon used in the book), drumming, tempo and rhythm is, in contrast, a pleasure to read and study from its first sentences: 'Gong.
This representation of the fundamental melody is called the balungan, Depending on the metrical form (bentuk) and the rhythmic density relative to the balungan (irama), the so-called colotomic instruments will interpunctuate every other, every fourth, every eighth, and so on, beat.
Meanwhile, the War Requiem employs gong or cymbal strokes "as colotomic punctuation" (p.