-stomy


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-stomy

 
word element [Gr.], creation of an opening into or a communication between.

-stomy

Artificial or surgical opening. See: stomato-.
[G. stoma, mouth]

-stomy

word element [Gr.], creation of an opening into or a communication between.

-stomy

suffix meaning "surgical opening": gastrostomy, lobostomy, tracheostomy.

-stomy

Suffix denoting artificial or surgical opening.
See also: stomato-
[G. stoma, mouth]

-stomy

word element. [Gr.] creation of an opening into or a communication between.