Definition of Jejunostomy
Jejunostomy: A surgical operation to create an opening of the jejunum (a part of the small intestine).This can be done thru an abdominal incision or endoscopically. Usually refers to a procedure to establish enteral feeding but commonly done by a surgeon for one of many other reasons during a surgical procedure.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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