gastrostomy

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gas·tros·to·my

 (gă-strŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. gas·tros·to·mies
Surgical construction of a permanent opening from the external surface of the abdominal wall into the stomach, usually for inserting a feeding tube.

gastrostomy

(ɡæsˈtrɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical formation of an artificial opening into the stomach from the skin surface: used for feeding
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Noun1.gastrostomy - surgical creation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the stomach (as for gastrogavage)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations

gas·tros·to·my

n. gastrostomía, creación de una fístula gástrica.

gastrostomy

n (pl -mies) gastrostomía; percutaneous endoscopic — (PEG) gastrostomía endoscópica percutánea (GEP)