What is another word for stoma?

63 synonyms found


[ stˈə͡ʊmə], [ stˈə‍ʊmə], [ s_t_ˈəʊ_m_ə]

Related words: colostomy bag, ileostomy bag, post-op ileostomy bag, post-op colostomy bag, post-op stoma bag, ostomy bag, colostomy ileostomy bag, ostomy pouch

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    How to use "Stoma" in context?

    If you're considering a stoma, the first question you might ask is "what kind of stoma is best for me?"

    There are a number of types of stomas, each with its own pros and cons. The three most common types of stomas are:

    o Operating theatre belly stomas: These are the most common type, and are usually placed as a result of an operation to remove a tumour (prostate, oesophagus). These stomas are large and may need to be temporarily drained (via an ill-fitting standard catheter) several times a day.

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