[il-ee-os-tuh-mee] /ˌɪl iˈɒs tə mi/
noun, plural ileostomies. Surgery.
the construction of an artificial opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall, permitting drainage of the contents of the small intestine.
the opening so constructed.
noun (pl) -mies
the surgical formation of a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum
ileostomy il·e·os·to·my (ĭl’ē-ŏs’tə-mē)
ileotomy il·e·ot·o·my (ĭl’ē-ŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the ileum.
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