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Gastrostomy

Gas`tros´to`my
n.1.(Surg.) The operation of making a permanent opening into the stomach, for the introduction of food.
Noun1.gastrostomy - surgical creation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the stomach (as for gastrogavage)
Pronunciation: (gah-STRAW-stuh-mee)

An artificial opening from the stomach to a hole (stoma) in the abdomen where a feeding tube is inserted. See also Enteral Nutrition.

operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process
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