TITLE

ostomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1549
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "ostomy" is presented. This term refers to a surgically formed fistula linking a part of the intestine or urinary tract to the exterior which is usually through the abdominal wall. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21238878

 

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