\ɐpˌɛndɪkˈɒstəmɪ], \ɐpˌɛndɪkˈɒstəmɪ], \ɐ_p_ˌɛ_n_d_ɪ_k_ˈɒ_s_t_ə_m_ɪ]\
Definitions of APPENDICOSTOMY
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Operation for opening into the intestine through the tip of the appendix vermiformis, previously attached to the anterior abdominal wall, for the purpose of flushing out the cecum and colon; called also Weir's operation.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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