Definition of Enterostomy

1. Noun. Surgical operation that creates a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the intestine.




Definition of Enterostomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The construction of a permanent opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enterostomy

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Medical Definition of Enterostomy

1. Creation of an artificial external opening or fistula in the intestines. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enterostomy

enterorenal
enterorrhagia
enterorrhaphy
enterorrhexis
enteroscope
enteroscopy
enterosepsis
enterosorption
enterospasm
enterostasis
enterostaxis
enterostenosis
enterostomal
enterostomal therapist
enterostomies
enterostomy (current term)
enterotome
enterotomes
enterotomy
enterotoxaemia
enterotoxemia
enterotoxication
enterotoxigenic
enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
enterotoxin
enterotoxins
enterotoxism
enterotropic
enterovesical fistula

Literary usage of Enterostomy

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"devised an enterostomy tube for the purpose; and have also extended its use to ... The enterostomy tube (Fig. 3) is employed in the following way for ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"A jejunal ulcer is rarely found except after gastro-enterostomy, ... Balfour says, "The best results after gastro-enterostomy occur when there is stenosis ..."

3. American Journal of Roentgenology by American Radium Society (1919)
"MECHANICS OF THE STOMACH AFTER GASTRO- enterostomy BY JOHN T. MURPHY, ... Is it always necessary to occlude the pylorus after gastro- enterostomy is ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The Prognosis and Technique of Gastro-enterostomy.—HELFERICH (Deut. ... Helferich has made it a rule after a posterior gastro-enterostomy, ..."

5. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1919)
"CHAPTER X ENTEROTOMY AND enterostomy THE terms enterotomy and enterostomy naturally include operations on any part of the whole length of the intestinal ..."

6. Nutrition and clinical dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1917)
"This is probably the cause of the rather copious stools these cases of gastro-enterostomy have in the weeks immediately after the operation. ..."

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