cecosigmoidostomy ce·co·sig·moid·os·to·my (sē’kō-sĭg’moi-dŏs’tə-mē)
Surgical formation of an anastomosis between the cecum and the sigmoid colon.
cecostomy ce·cos·to·my (sē-kŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical formation of a permanent artificial opening into the cecum. Also called typhlostomy.
cecotomy ce·cot·o·my (sē-kŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the cecum. Also called typhlotomy.
a cessation of hostilities; truce. Military. an order issued for a cease-fire. Contemporary Examples noun a period of truce, esp one that is temporary and a preliminary step to establishing a more permanent peace on agreed terms interjection, noun the order to stop firing n. also ceasefire, “a cessation of shooting,” 1916, from verbal phrase […]
to stop; discontinue: Not all medieval beliefs have ceased to exist. to come to an end: At last the war has ceased. Obsolete. to pass away; die out. to put a stop or end to; discontinue: He begged them to cease their quarreling. cessation: The noise of the drilling went on for hours without cease. […]