Gastrostomy meaning

gă-strŏstə-mē
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Surgical construction of a permanent opening from the external surface of the abdominal wall into the stomach, usually for inserting a feeding tube.
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Surgical construction of a permanent opening from the external surface of the abdominal wall into the stomach, usually for inserting a feeding tube.
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(surgery) The surgical procedure for making an opening in the stomach as part of an operation.
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Origin of gastrostomy

  • From gastro- + -stomy

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