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co·los·to·my

 (kə-lŏs′tə-mē)
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.

colostomy

(kəˈlɒstəmɪ)
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.
[1885–90]

colostomy

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)
Translations
kolostomiapaksusuoliavanne

colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmɪ] Ncolostomía f

colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmi] ncolostomie f colostomy bagcolostomy bag npoche f pour colostomie

colostomy

n (Med) → Kolostomie f; colostomy bagKolostomiebeutel m

colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmɪ] n (Med) → colostomia

co·los·to·my

n. colostomía, creación de un ano artificial.

colostomy

n (pl -mies) colostomía
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A dad-of-two claims he was left 'humiliated' when he was booted out of a Butlins swimming baths by 'ignorant' staff for having a colostomy bag.
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The 52-year-old, below, was diagnosed with rectal cancer in 2016 and is now fitted with colostomy and urostomy bags he calls the "twins".
Most of the cases had a well-defined transition zone on contrast enema which was further substantiated by a seromuscular biopsy undertaken at the time of laparotomy for a transverse loop colostomy. Older children had undergone rectal biopsy besides a contrast enema.
Robert Gale, from Newport, had recently undergone surgery as a result of having Crohn's Disease and he shared a picture with his colostomy bag to social media.
However, this all changed when she discovered a different kind of colostomy pouch which was flushable, so it could be flushed away in the toilet.
Placement of a colostomy often is due to complications related to trauma, infection, cancer, congenital abnormalities, and inflammatory diseases (Walker, Rau, & Green, 2015).
Bolsonaro recently had a follow-up operation to remove a colostomy bag that was put in place after he was stabbed while campaigning ahead of Brazil's election last year.
Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro has been hospitalised with pneumonia a week after an operation to remove a colostomy bag.
This team then took a biopsy, and also performed a colostomy, which is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the colon through the abdominal wall to create a stoma.
He had surgery in late 2013, but the surgery was not completed due to complications, and Champion was left with a colostomy bag.