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surgical creation of an anastomosis of two previously remote portions of the stomach, such as anastomosis between the pyloric and cardiac ends of the stomach, performed for hourglass contraction of the stomach, a condition in which the organ contracts at the middle.
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Anastomosis between two parts of the stomach usually to bypass an area of narrowing.
Synonym(s): gastroanastomosis
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Anastomosis of the cardiac and the antral segments of the stomach.
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Anastomosis of the cardiac and antral segments of the stomach, for relief from marked hour-glass contraction of the stomach.
Synonym(s): gastrogastrostomy.
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