colostomy bag

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bag

 [bag]
a flexible container; see also pocket, pouch and sac.
colostomy bag a receptacle worn over the stoma by a colostomy patient, to receive the fecal discharge.
Douglas bag a receptacle for the collection of exhaled air, permitting measurement of respiratory gases; typically used to measure dead space to tidal volume ratio (VD/VT).
ileostomy bag any of various plastic or latex pouches attached to the stoma either for collection of fecal material as a continent ileal reservoir or for collection of urine as a neobladder.
micturition bag a receptacle used for urine by ambulatory patients with urinary incontinence.
Politzer bag a soft bag of rubber for inflating the eustachian tube.
bag of waters popular name for the amniotic sac.

co·los·to·my bag

a bag worn over a surgically produced connection between the colon and the skin to collect feces.

colostomy bag

n.
A receptacle worn over the stoma to collect feces following a colostomy.

co·los·to·my bag

(kō-los'tŏ-mē bag)
A bag worn over an artificial anus to collect feces.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ostomy pouching system (also called a bag) is a medical device prosthetic that provides means for the collection of waste from a surgically diverted biological system (colon, ileum, urinary) and the creation of a stoma.
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Coloplast today announced clinician and user preference for the new SenSura Mio, according to a 2014 product evaluation comparing ostomy pouching systems.