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1. A colostomy in the right side of the colon. The drainage from this type of colostomy is liquid.
2. A colostomy in the left side of the colon distal to the point where the ureters have been anastomosed to it. Thus the urine and fecal material are excreted through the same stoma. Ureterocolostomy has been abandoned in favor of other extra-intestinal urinary diversion procedures.
See also: colostomy
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