celiotomy

[ see-lee-ot-uh-mee ]
/ ˌsi liˈɒt ə mi /

noun, plural ce·li·ot·o·mies.Surgery.

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Origin of celiotomy

<Greek koilí(a) bowels (see celiac + -o- + -tomy
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Medical definitions for celiotomy

celiotomy
[ sē′lē-ŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision of the abdomen.abdominal section laparotomy ventrotomy
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