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n. pl. co·los·to·mies
1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the colon.
2. The opening created by such a surgical procedure.
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical formation of an opening from the colon onto the surface of the body, which functions as an anus
co•los•to•my(kəˈlɒs tə mi)
n., pl. -mies.
the surgical construction of an artificial opening from the colon to the outside of the body, permitting passage of intestinal contents.
Surgery to bring the colon to a specially created opening on the outside of the abdomen to allow it to act as an artifical anus” in evacuating the contents of the bowel, often when the colon has had to be severed or removed.
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|Noun||1.||colostomy - a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus|
ostomy - surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes
stoma - a mouth or mouthlike opening (especially one created by surgery on the surface of the body to create an opening to an internal organ)
colostomy[kəˈlɒstəmɪ] N → colostomía f
colostomy[kəˈlɒstəmi] n → colostomie f colostomy bagcolostomy bag n → poche f pour colostomie
n (Med) → Kolostomie f; colostomy bag → Kolostomiebeutel m
colostomy[kəˈlɒstəmɪ] n (Med) → colostomia
n. colostomía, creación de un ano artificial.