gastrojejunostomy

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gastrojejunostomy

 [gas″tro-je-joo-nos´tah-me]
surgical anastomosis of the stomach to the jejunum; called also Billroth II procedure.
Gastrojejunostomy (Billroth II procedure). From Polaski and Tatro, 1996.

gas·tro·je·ju·nos·to·my

(gas'trō-je-jū-nos'tŏ-mē),
Establishment of a direct communication between the stomach and the jejunum.
Synonym(s): gastronesteostomy
[gastro- + jejunum G. stoma, mouth]

gastrojejunostomy

(găs′trō-jə-jo͞o′nŏs′tə-mē, -jē′jo͝o-)
n.
The surgical formation of a direct communication between the stomach and the jejunum.

gastrojejunostomy

A surgically created anastomosis between the stomach and jejunum.

gastrojejunostomy

GI surgery A procedure in which the duodenum is excised or bypassed and the stomach is end-to-end anastomosed to the jejunum

gas·tro·je·ju·nos·to·my

(gas'trō-jĕ-jū-nos'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of a direct communication between the stomach and the jejunum.
[gastro- + jejunum G. stoma, mouth]

gastrojejunostomy

See GASTROENTEROSTOMY.