Definitions for ostomyˈɒs tə mi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ostomy(noun)

    surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes


  1. ostomy(Noun)

    A surgical procedure to provide an exit point for the waste of an organism.

  2. ostomy(Noun)

    An exit point created by such surgical procedure.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ostomy

    Surgical construction of an artificial opening (stoma) for external fistulization of a duct or vessel by insertion of a tube with or without a supportive stent.

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