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esophagogastrostomy

Pronunciation: e-sof'a-go-gas-tros'to-me

Definition: Anastomosis of esophagus to stomach, usually following esophagogastrectomy.

Synonym(s): esophagogastroanastomosis, gastroesophagostomy

[esophagus + G. gaster, stomach, + stoma, mouth]

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