colotomy

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colotomy

 [ko-lot´ah-me]
incision of the colon.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

co·lot·o·my

(kō-lot'ō-mē),
Incision into the colon.
[colo- + G. tomē, incision]
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colotomy

(kə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the colon.
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co·lot·o·my

(kō-lot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the colon.
[colo- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

colotomy

A surgical cut (incision) into the COLON.
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