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Medical Term:

Brooke ileostomy

Pronunciation: bruk


ileostomy in which the divided proximal ileum, brought through the abdominal wall, is evaginated and its edge is sutured to the dermis; a 2-cm protrusion is the desired result of the procedure.

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