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ileostomy

[‚il·ē′ä·stə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical formation of an artificial anus through the abdominal wall into the ileum.
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In fact, I just did a continent ileostomy this week.
Note: If the procedure is unsuccessful it may be converted to a conventional or continent ileostomy.
One of these new procedures is the continent ileostomy in which a pouch is fashioned out of ileum inside the wall of the lower abdomen.