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surgical anastomosis of the stomach to the small intestine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Establishment of a new opening between the stomach and the intestine, either anterior or posterior to the transverse colon.
[gastro- + G. enteron, intestine, + stoma, mouth]
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Surgical attachment of the stomach to a section of the small intestine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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