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Introduction: Gastrostomy

Description of Gastrostomy

Gastrostomy: surgical creation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the stomach (as for gastrogavage).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Gastrostomy: Creation of an artificial external opening into the stomach for nutritional support or gastrointestinal compression.
Source: MeSH 2007

Gastrostomy: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Gastrostomy:

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Broader terms for Gastrostomy

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Gastrostomy

The following list attempts to classify Gastrostomy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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