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duodenostomy du·o·de·nos·to·my (dōō’ə-dn-ŏs’tə-mē, dyōō’-, dōō-ŏd’n-ŏs’-, dyōō-)
The surgical establishment of an opening into the duodenum.


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  • Duodenum

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    [doo-uh-lawg, -log, dyoo-] /ˈdu əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg, ˈdyu-/ noun 1. a conversation between two persons; dialogue. 2. a dramatic performance or piece in the form of a dialogue limited to two speakers. /ˈdjuːəˌlɒɡ/ noun 1. a part or all of a play in which the speaking roles are limited to two actors 2. a less common […]

  • Duomi

    [dwoh-moh] /ˈdwoʊ moʊ/ noun, plural duomos, duomi [dwoh-mee] /ˈdwoʊ mi/ (Show IPA) 1. cathedral, especially in Italy.

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