enterotomy

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Related to enterotomies: hemianalgesia, interdigitation, enterorrhagia

en·ter·ot·o·my

 (ĕn′tə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. en·ter·ot·o·mies
Surgical incision into the intestine.

enterotomy

(ˌɛntəˈrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into the intestine
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Noun1.enterotomy - 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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Some larger defects, thermal injuries, and segments with multiple enterotomies may be best repaired with resection and re-anastamosis technique.
24%) for studies that clearly included serosal injuries and enterotomies versus 1 in 833 (0.
Stapled cystogastrostomy is fast becoming a standard for performing these enterotomies.