caecostomy

caecostomy
n.
an operation in which the caecum is brought through the abdominal wall and opened in order to drain or decompress the intestine, usually when the colon is obstructed or injured.

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  • caecostomy — n. an operation in which the caecum is brought through the abdominal wall and opened in order to drain or decompress the intestine, usually when the colon is obstructed or injured …   Medical dictionary

  • Цекостомия (Caecostomy) — хирургическая операция, при которой слепая кишка выводится через брюшную стенку и открывается для дренирования или устранения давления на кишечник; обычно производится в случае непроходимости или травмы толстой кишки. Источник: Медицинский… …   Медицинские термины

  • ЦЕКОСТОМИЯ — (caecostomy) хирургическая операция, при которой слепая кишка выводится через брюшную стенку и открывается для дренирования или устранения давления на кишечник; обычно производится в случае непроходимости или травмы толстой кишки …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Caduceus — A rod with two snakes entwined about it topped by a pair of wings. The caduceus served as the symbol of Hermes and Mercury, the Greek and Roman messenger gods. The caduceus was the sign of a herald and hence a logical symbol for the messenger.… …   Medical dictionary

  • appendicostomy — An operation for opening into the intestine through the tip of the vermiform appendix, previously attached to the anterior abdominal wall. [appendico + G. stoma, mouth] * * * ap·pen·di·cos·to·my ə .pen də käs tə mē …   Medical dictionary

  • appendicostomy — n. an operation in which the vermiform appendix is brought through the abdominal wall and opened in order to drain or decompress the intestine. It is now rarely performed, ileostomy, caecostomy, or colostomy being preferred …   The new mediacal dictionary

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