esophagostomy

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esophagostomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-gos´tah-me]
the creation of an artificial opening into the esophagus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·soph·a·gos·to·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gos'tŏ-mē),
Surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus from without.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth]
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esophagostomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus.
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e·soph·a·gos·to·my

(ĕ-sof-ă-gos'tŏ-mē)
Surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus from without.
Synonym(s): oesophagostomy.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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After preoperative intensive care unit (ICU) evaluation and preparation, transhiatal esophagectomy (THE) and cervical esophagostomy were performed with pyloromyotomy and feeding jejunostomy.
Cervical esophagostomy to permit extraoral feeding of the horse.
Equine cervical esophagostomy: complications associated with duration and location of feeding tubes.