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n. pl. il·e·os·to·mies
1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum.
2. The opening created by such a surgical procedure.
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n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical formation of a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum
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A method of creating an opening in the abdominal wall and attaching the ileum to this opening, through which intestine is emptied.
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|Noun||1.||ileostomy - surgical procedure that creates an opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall to function as an anus; performed in cases of cancer of the colon or ulcerative colitis|
ostomy - surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes
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n. ileostomía, anastomosis del íleon y la pared abdominal anterior.
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ileostomyn (pl -mies) ileostomía
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