sigmoidostomy sig·moid·os·to·my (sĭg’moi-dŏs’tə-mē)
Establishment of an artificial anus by surgically creating an opening into the sigmoid colon.
sigmoidotomy sig·moid·ot·o·my (sĭg’moi-dŏt’ə-mē) n. Surgical opening of the sigmoid colon.
- Sigmoid sinus
sigmoid sinus n. The S-shaped dural sinus lying on the mastoid process of the temporal bone and the jugular process of the occipital bone.
- Sigmoid vein
sigmoid vein n. Any of the tributaries of the inferior mesenteric vein that drain the sigmoid colon.
noun 1. (in the Volsunga Saga) the son of Volsung and Liod; the father, through his sister, Signy, of Sinfjotli; the husband first of Borghild, then of Hjordis; and the father of Sigurd. 2. (in the Nibelungenlied) the king of the Netherlands and father of Siegfried. 3. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning […]