colopexostomymedical dictionary

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<surgery> Rarely used term for establishment of an artificial anus by creation of an opening into the colon after its fixation to the abdominal wall.

Origin: colo-+ G. Pexis, fixation, + stoma, mouth

(05 Mar 2000)

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