[ ga-strot-uh-mee ]
/ gæˈstrɒt ə mi /
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noun, plural gas·trot·o·mies.Surgery.
the operation of cutting into the stomach.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gastrotomygas·tro·tom·ic [gas-truh-tom-ik], /ˌgæs trəˈtɒm ɪk/, adjective
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How to use gastrotomy in a sentence
Bell of Iowa removed it by gastrotomy, and the man recovered.
Gastrotomy, gas-trot′o-mi, n. the operation of cutting open the belly.
The patient's constitution was fast yielding, and gastrotomy was immediately performed.
British Dictionary definitions for gastrotomy
/ (ɡæsˈtrɒtəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
surgical incision into the stomach
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Medical definitions for gastrotomy
[ gă-strŏt′ə-mē ]
Incision into the stomach.
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