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Roux-en-Y operation

Pronunciation: ru unh e

Definition: anastomosis of the distal end of the divided upper jejunum to the stomach, esophagus, biliary tract, or other structure and anastomosis of the proximal end to the side of the jejunum a little further distal.

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