ventriculomastoidostomy

ven·tric·u·lo·mas·toi·dos·to·my

(ven-trik'yū-lō-mas'toy-dos'tŏ-mē),
Operation for the establishment of a communication between the lateral cerebral ventricle and the mastoid antrum by means of a polythene tube for the relief of hydrocephalus.
See also: shunt (2).
[ventriculo- + mastoid, + G. stoma, mouth]

ventriculomastoidostomy

(vĕn-trĭk′yə-lō-măs′toi-dŏs′tə-mē)
n.
A surgical procedure used in treating hydrocephalus in which a communication is established between the lateral cerebral ventricle and the mastoid antrum.

ven·tric·u·lo·mas·toid·os·to·my

(ven-trik'yū-lō-mast'oyd-os'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of a communication between the lateral cerebral ventricle and the mastoid antrum by means of a polythene tube for the relief of hydrocephalus.
See also: shunt (2)
[ventriculo- + mastoid, + G. stoma, mouth]