caecostomy


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caecostomy

See cecostomy.

ce·cos·to·my

(sē-kos'tŏ-mē)
Operative formation of a cecal fistula.
Synonym(s): typhlostomy, caecostomy.
[ceco- + G. stoma, mouth]

caecostomy

A surgical connection between the CAECUM and the exterior, by way of an opening in the front wall of the abdomen.