Definition of Ostomies

1. Noun. (plural of ostomy) ¹



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Definition of Ostomies

1. ostomy [n] - See also: ostomy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostomies

ostium venae cavae inferioris
ostium venae cavae superioris
ostium venosum cordis
ostler
ostleress
ostleresses
ostleries
ostlers
ostlery
ostmark
ostmarks
ostodolepid
ostodolepids
ostomate
ostomates
ostomies (current term)
ostomy
ostoses
ostosis
ostosises
ostraca
ostracea
ostracean
ostraceans
ostraceous
ostracion
ostraciont
ostracionts
ostracise
ostracised

Literary usage of Ostomies

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1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1901)
"... mortality 57.4 per cent; 215 gastro-enter- ostomies, mortality 43.3 per cent; pyloroplasty, 29 cases, mortality 20.7 per cent. ..."

2. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1922)
"The extent of its abuse may be surmised from the fact that it has been found necessary to cut off a number of gastro-enter- ostomies in the Mayo Clinic ..."

3. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1921)
"... and many physicians still believe natural closure to be the ultimate fate of gastro-enter- ostomies, although in truth it is a rare condition. ..."

4. Diseases of the Stomach and Upper Alimentary Tract by Anthony Bassler (1913)
"'ic gastric or duodenal ulcers, including hemorrhagic cases and glass stomach, 3.5 per cent., and Mayo Robson's 210 gastro- ostomies, etc., 3.8 per cent., ..."

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