colopexy

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colopexy

 [kol´o-pek″se]
surgical fixation or suspension of the colon.

col·o·pex·y

(kol'ō-pek'sē),
Attachment of a portion of the colon to the abdominal wall.
[colo- + G. pēxis, fixation]

colopexy

/co·lo·pexy/ (ko´lo-pek″se) surgical fixation or suspension of the colon.

colopexy

A surgical procedure in which part of the colon is attached to the abdominal wall. While the procedure is used for domestic pets, it is not commonly performed on humans

col·o·pex·y

(kō'lō-pek-sē)
Attachment of a portion of the colon to the abdominal wall.
[colo- + G. pēxis, fixation]

colopexy

surgical fixation or suspension of the colon, usually to the dorsolateral abdominal wall to prevent recurring rectal prolapse.