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n. pl. en·ter·os·to·mies
Surgical construction of an opening in the intestine through the abdominal wall.
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
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.
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|Noun||1.||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"
n. enterostomía, apertura o comunicación entre el intestino y la piel de la pared abdominal.