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en·ter·os·to·my

 (ĕn′tə-rŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. en·ter·os·to·mies
Surgical construction of an opening in the intestine through the abdominal wall.

en′ter·os′to·mal adj.
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enterostomy

(ˌɛntəˈrɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical formation of a permanent opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall, used as an artificial anus, for feeding, etc
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en•ter•os•to•my

(ˌɛn təˈrɒs tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the making of an artificial opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall, leaving an open passage for drainage.
[1875–80]
en`ter•os′to•mal, adj.
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Noun1.enterostomy - surgical operation that creates a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the intestine
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"
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en·ter·os·to·my

n. enterostomía, apertura o comunicación entre el intestino y la piel de la pared abdominal.
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Examples of the latter include patients with enterostomies, mobility impairments, immune suppression, inflammatory bowel disease, and renal or metabolic diseases.
If necrotic bowel segments were found, intestinal resection with anastomosis or enterostomies was performed, and a second look procedure was planned after 24 h.
Methods thus employed include; primary repair of duodenal injury and simple drainage of pancreas11,14, distal pancreatectomy with or without spleenectomy14,15,16, pyloric exclusion, enterostomies (triple tube)14 and pancreaticoduodenectomy14,17.