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co·los·to·my

 (kə-lŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. co·los·to·mies
1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the colon.
2. The opening created by such a surgical procedure.
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colostomy

(kəˈlɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical formation of an opening from the colon onto the surface of the body, which functions as an anus
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co•los•to•my

(kəˈlɒs tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical construction of an artificial opening from the colon to the outside of the body, permitting passage of intestinal contents.
[1885–90]
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colostomy

Surgery to bring the colon to a specially created opening on the outside of the abdomen to allow it to act as an artifical anus” in evacuating the contents of the bowel, often when the colon has had to be severed or removed.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colostomy - a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus
ostomy - surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes
stoma - a mouth or mouthlike opening (especially one created by surgery on the surface of the body to create an opening to an internal organ)
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Translations
kolostomiapaksusuoliavanne

colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmɪ] Ncolostomía f
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colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmi] ncolostomie f colostomy bagcolostomy bag npoche f pour colostomie
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colostomy

n (Med) → Kolostomie f; colostomy bagKolostomiebeutel m
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colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmɪ] n (Med) → colostomia
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co·los·to·my

n. colostomía, creación de un ano artificial.
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colostomy

n (pl -mies) colostomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
In 1989, Carter redesigned the wet colostomy technique, to avoid the complications linked with the original technique described by Brunschwig.
Brunschwig was the first surgeon who performed the wet colostomy technique, a procedure adopted by other surgeons in the further years [2, 3].
One of the problems that has led to stake the wet colostomy technique was the denial of a patient that already had an intestinal stoma to have an additional urinary stoma.