noun. a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus.
- -stomy (English)
- colon (English)
- colon (Latin)
Sentences with colostomy
1. Noun, singular or mass
People who need to gain weight but have a colostomy must work a little harder and follow a plan to get all of the necessary nutrients in without causing side effects.
However, before going through this operation, it is best to learn about the side effects of a colostomy reversal operation so that the right decision can be made 13.