Definition of Laparotomy in English :

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Laparotomy meaning in English

Meaning of Laparotomy in English

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Laparotomy pronunciation in English

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1. laparotomy

surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs

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see synonyms of laparotomy
noun plural -mies
surgical incision through the abdominal wall, esp to investigate the cause of an abdominal disorder
surgical incision into the loin

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see synonyms of laparotomy
nounWord forms: plural ˌlapaˈrotomies
a surgical incision into the abdomen

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see synonyms of laparotomy
n. pl. lap·a·rot·o·mies
Surgical incision into the abdominal wall, especially into the flank.

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