Jejunostomy definition

jējo͝onästəmē
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The surgical operation of making an artificial opening into the jejunum.
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The surgical creation of an opening from the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually with a stoma on the abdominal wall.
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(medicine) The surgical creation of an opening into the jejunum to allow artificial feeding.
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Noun

Singular:
jejunostomy
Plural:
jejunostomies