colotomy definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative as a type of colostomy.
    • An operation for opening the colon.
    • In surgery, the operation of making an incision into the colon, generally for the intended purpose of developing an artificial rectum.
    • Alternative kind of colostomy.
    • a surgical procedure for starting the colon.
    • In surgery, the operation of making an incision in to the colon, often for the intended purpose of creating an artificial anal area.

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