Ostomy meaning

ŏs'tə-mē
Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening, as a colostomy or ileostomy.
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Any surgery connecting a hollow organ to the outside of the body or to another hollow organ, as a colostomy.
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Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening, as a colostomy or ileostomy.
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(surgery) A surgical procedure to provide an exit point for the waste of an organism.
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(medicine) An exit point created by such surgical procedure.
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Alternative form of -stomy.
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Origin of ostomy

From -o- (“interconsonantal”) + -stomy.