colopexy

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colopexy

 [kol´o-pek″se]
surgical fixation or suspension of the colon.
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col·o·pex·y

(kol'ō-pek'sē),
Attachment of a portion of the colon to the abdominal wall.
[colo- + G. pēxis, fixation]
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colopexy

A surgical procedure in which part of the colon is attached to the abdominal wall. While the procedure is used for domestic pets, it is not commonly performed on humans
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col·o·pex·y

(kō'lō-pek-sē)
Attachment of a portion of the colon to the abdominal wall.
[colo- + G. pēxis, fixation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Operative therapy for cecal volvulus combining resection with colonopexy. Am J Surg 2005; 189: 211-3.