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mesocolopexy

Pronunciation: mez'o-ko'lo-pek-se

Definition: An operation for shortening the mesocolon, for correction of undue mobility and ptosis.

Synonym(s): mesocoloplication

[meso- + G. kolon, colon, + pexis, fixation]

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