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jejunostomy

(dʒɪdʒuːˈnɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -tomies
(Medicine) the surgical formation of an opening from the jejunum to the surface of the body, through which food may be introduced
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Noun1.jejunostomy - surgical creation of an opening between the jejunum and the anterior abdominal wall; will allow artificial feeding
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

je·ju·nos·to·my

n. yeyunostomía, creación de una abertura permanente en el yeyuno a través de la pared abdominal.
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