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Pronunciation: sis'to-en-ter-os'to-me

Definition: Internal drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts into some portion of the intestinal tract; preferably stomach, duodenum, or small intestine.

[cysto- + G. enteron, intestine, + stoma, mouth]

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