celiotomy

[see-lee-ot-uh-mee]

Origin of celiotomy

< Greek koilí(a) bowels (see celiac + -o- + -tomy
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celiotomy in Medicine

celiotomy

[sē′lē-ŏtə-mē]
n.
  1. Incision of the abdomen.abdominal section laparotomy ventrotomy
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