esophagojejunostomy


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esophagojejunostomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-go-je″joo-nos´tah-me]
anastomosis of the esophagus to the jejunum.

esophagojejunostomy

/esoph·a·go·je·ju·nos·to·my/ (-jĕ″joo-nos´tah-me) anastomosis of the esophagus to the jejunum.

esophagojejunostomy

[-jij′o̅o̅nos′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, oisophagos, gullet; L, jejunum, empty, stoma, mouth
the surgical creation of a direct passage from the esophagus to the jejunum, bypassing the stomach. The procedure is used after total gastrectomy.

esophagojejunostomy

anastomosis of the esophagus to the jejunum.