ileocolostomy


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ileocolostomy

 [il″e-o-kah-los´tah-me]
surgical anastomosis of the ileum to the colon.

il·e·o·co·los·to·my

(il'ē-ō-kō-los'tŏ-mē),
Anastomosis of the ileum to the colon.
[ileo- + colostomy]

ileocolostomy

(ĭl′ē-ō-kə-lŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical construction of an opening between the ileum and colon.

il·e·o·co·los·to·my

(il'ē-ō-kō-los'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of a new communication between the ileum and the colon.

ileocolostomy

A surgical connection between the ILEUM and the COLON usually to bypass an obstruction or a disease process in the CAECUM or ascending colon.