Word:

ostomy

Noun1.ostomy - surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes
Pronunciation: (AH-stuh-mee)

An operation that makes it possible for stool to leave the body through an opening made in the abdomen. An ostomy is necessary when part or all of the intestines are removed. Colostomy and ileostomy are types of ostomy.

colostomy, ileostomy, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process
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