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n. pl. en·ter·ot·o·mies
Surgical incision into the intestine.
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into the intestine
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|Noun||1.||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"