Definitions for -stomy
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a combining form used in the names of surgical operations that involve the establishment of an artificial opening into or between the part or parts specified by the initial element:
Origin of -stomy:
< Gk -stomia, der. of stóma mouth. See -stome , -y3
A surgical procedure forming a hole, used for access, nutrition, or waste elimination.
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