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Definition 1: surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes - [noun denoting act]

(ostomy is a kind of ...) a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

"they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available" "he died while undergoing surgery"

(... is a kind of ostomy ) a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus

(... is a kind of ostomy ) surgical procedure that creates an opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall to function as an anus; performed in cases of cancer of the colon or ulcerative colitis

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