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jejunojejunostomy je·ju·no·je·ju·nos·to·my (jə-jōō’nō-jə-jōō’nŏs’tə-mē, jěj’u-nō-jěj’u-)
Surgical creation of an opening or passage between two portions of jejunum.


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    [ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee, jee-joo-] /dʒɪ dʒuˈnɒs tə mi, ˌdʒi dʒʊ-/ noun, plural jejunostomies. Surgery. 1. an artificial opening from the jejunum through the abdominal wall, created for the drainage of jejunal contents or for feeding. /dʒɪdʒuːˈnɒstəmɪ/ noun 1. the surgical formation of an opening from the jejunum to the surface of the body, through which food may […]

  • Jejunoplasty

    jejunoplasty je·ju·no·plas·ty (jə-jōō’nə-plās’tē) n. A corrective surgical procedure on the jejunum.

  • Jejunotomy

    jejunotomy je·ju·not·o·my (jə-jōō’nŏt’ə-mē, jē’ju-, jěj’u-) n. Incision into the jejunum.

  • Jejunum

    [ji-joo-nuh m] /dʒɪˈdʒu nəm/ noun, Anatomy. 1. the middle portion of the small intestine, between the duodenum and the ileum. /dʒɪˈdʒuːnəm/ noun 1. the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum n. late 14c., from Latin ieiunum, neuter of ieiunus (see jejune). Translating Greek nestis (Galen). So called because it typically […]

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