ileostomy

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(il′ē-os′tŏ-mē)

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[ileo- + -stomy]
A surgical passage through the abdominal wall, through which a segment of ileum is exteriorized. An end stoma or loop stoma may be created. Feces drain into a pouch worn on the abdomen.

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[ileo- + -stomy]
A surgical passage through the abdominal wall, through which a segment of ileum is exteriorized. An end stoma or loop stoma may be created. Feces drain into a pouch worn on the abdomen.

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