gastroplasty

[ gas-truh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈgæs trəˌplæs ti /

noun

any plastic surgery on the stomach.

Nearby words

  1. gastroparesis,
  2. gastropathic,
  3. gastropathy,
  4. gastropexy,
  5. gastrophrenic,
  6. gastroplication,
  7. gastropod,
  8. gastroptosis,
  9. gastropub,
  10. gastropulmonary

Origin of gastroplasty

First recorded in 1945–50; gastro- + -plasty

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Medicine definitions for gastroplasty

gastroplasty

[ găstrə-plăs′tē ]

n.

Surgical repair of a defect in the stomach or lower esophagus.

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