gastroplication

[ găs′trō-plĭ-kāshən ]

n.

The reduction of stomach size by suturing a fold in the stomach wall.gastrorrhaphy

Nearby words

  1. grani,
  2. grani-,
  3. granicus,
  4. granit,
  5. granita,
  6. granite city,
  7. granite paper,
  8. granite peak,
  9. granite state,
  10. graniteware


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