esophagostomy

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esophagostomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-gos´tah-me]
the creation of an artificial opening into the esophagus.

e·soph·a·gos·to·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gos'tŏ-mē),
Surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus from without.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth]

esophagostomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus.

esophagostomy

[esof′əgos′təmē]
a surgical opening into the esophagus for enteral tube feeding.

e·soph·a·gos·to·my

(ĕ-sof-ă-gos'tŏ-mē)
Surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus from without.
Synonym(s): oesophagostomy.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth]

esophagostomy

the creation of an artificial opening into the esophagus.

cervical esophagostomy
one performed in cervical section of esophagus, often for purposes of placing an indwelling feeding tube when oral alimentation is impossible because of injury or surgery.
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