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surgical anastomosis of the stomach to the ileum.
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A surgical joining of stomach to ileum; most commonly used in the treatment of severe obesity.
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The surgical formation of a direct communication between the stomach and the ileum.
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A surgical joining of stomach to ileum; a technical error in which the ileum instead of jejunum is selected for the site of a gastrojejunostomy.
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