1. jejunostomy

noun. surgical creation of an opening between the jejunum and the anterior abdominal wall; will allow artificial feeding.


  • surgical process
  • operation
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure


  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

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Example sentences of the word jejunostomy

1. Noun, singular or mass
Feeding tubes more often used in elderly patients at the end of life are PEG and jejunostomy tubes that are placed through the skin of the abdomen and into the stomach.