celioenterotomy

[ sē′lē-ō-ĕn′tə-rŏtə-mē ]

n.

An incision into the intestine through the abdominal wall.

Nearby words

  1. cycloidal propulsion,
  2. cyclolysis,
  3. cyclometer,
  4. cyclometric,
  5. cyclonal,
  6. cyclone cellar,
  7. cyclone fence,
  8. cyclone furnace,
  9. cyclonic,
  10. cyclonite


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