gastrostomy definition

  • noun:
    • Surgical building of a permanent orifice from the external area of abdominal wall surface to the stomach, frequently for placing a feeding tube.
    • The surgical procedure in making an opening in the stomach included in an operation.
    • The procedure of earning a permanent orifice into the belly, the introduction of meals.
    • In surgery, the operation of developing an artificial opening to the tummy, for exposing food with regards to cannot move across the gullet, because of obstruction or stricture.
    • medical development of an opening through abdominal wall surface in to the tummy (for gastrogavage)

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