Caecostomy definition

(surgery) An operation involving bringing the caecum through the abdominal wall, most often by a tube, and opening it for drainage or decompression, usually to treat an obstruction of the colon.
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Noun

Singular:
caecostomy
Plural:
caecostomies

Origin of caecostomy

  • caecum +‎ -stomy

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