jejunostomy


jejunostomy

noun, plural je·ju·nos·to·mies. Surgery.

  1. an artificial opening from the jejunum through the abdominal wall, created for the drainage of jejunal contents or for feeding.

noun

  1. the surgical formation of an opening from the jejunum to the surface of the body, through which food may be introduced

n.

  1. The surgical creation of an opening from the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually with a stoma on the abdominal wall.

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