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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A surgical operation that creates an opening from the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum to the surface of the body to function as an anus.

Usage examples (37)
  • A colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings the large intestine through the abdominal wall.
  • KING: ... and nobody had ever discussed colostomy.
  • You ask them to help you empty your colostomy bag.
  • Pants up to his nipples to hide the colostomy bag. for more
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