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surgical anastomosis of the ileum to the colon.
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Anastomosis of the ileum to the colon.
[ileo- + colostomy]
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Surgical construction of an opening between the ileum and colon.
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Establishment of a new communication between the ileum and the colon.
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ileocolostomyA surgical connection between the ILEUM and the COLON usually to bypass an obstruction or a disease process in the CAECUM or ascending colon.
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