Rarely used term for establishment of connection between the lumen of the colon and the skin after the colon's fixation to the abdominal wall.
[colo- + G. pēxis, fixation, + stoma, mouth]
The surgical formation of an artificial anus by creation of an opening into the colon after its fixation to the abdominal wall.
colopexostomy(kō″lō-pĕks-ŏs′tō-mē) [Gr. kolon, colon, + pexis, fixation, + stoma, mouth]
The creation of a colostomy, made by connecting the colon to the abdominal wall.