appendicostomymedical dictionary

<procedure>

<surgery> An operation for opening into the intestine through the tip of the vermiform appendix, previously attached to the anterior abdominal wall.

Origin: appendico-+ G. Stoma, mouth

(05 Mar 2000)

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