Definition of enterotomy in English:
noun[mass noun] rare
The surgical cutting open of the intestine.
- Surgical intervention consisted of partial jejunectomy with primary anastomosis after failed attempts at reduction; enterotomy removed the remaining palpable masses from the small intestine.
- Treatment is by laparotomy and ‘milking’ the obstructing stone into the colon or by enterotomy and extraction.
Definition of enterotomy in:
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