A surgical joining of stomach to ileum; most commonly used in the treatment of severe obesity.

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gas·tro·il·e·os·to·my (gas″tro-il″e-osґtə-me) a 1. gastroenterostomy in which the anastomosis is between the stomach and ileum. 2. the opening so created.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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