Colostomy bag
A removable, disposable bag that attaches to the exterior opening of a colostomy (stoma) to permit sanitary collection and disposal of bodily wastes.

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colostomy bag n a container kept constantly in position to receive feces discharged through the opening created by a colostomy

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a receptacle worn over the stoma to receive the fecal discharge from a colostomy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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