Definitions for "Colostomy"
Keywords:  colon, stoma, abdomen, stool, bowel
the surgical creation of an opening between the surface of the skin and the colon; also referred to as a large intestine stoma. This is usually done when very large areas of bowel are removed, and the ends cannot be joined, or when there is a blockage in the intestine.
An opening created by a surgeon in the abdominal wall which creates a new path for waste material to leave the body after part of the colon has been removed.
an operation that redirects stool through an opening in the abdomen instead of through the rectum
Keywords:  hygroma, cystic
Cystic Hygroma
Keywords:  microbiology, squamous
Microbiology Squamous
Keywords:  melanoma, species
Melanoma Species