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gastrotomy

[ 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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Origin of gastrotomy

First recorded in 1650–60; gastro- + -tomy

OTHER WORDS FROM gastrotomy

gas·tro·tom·ic [gas-truh-tom-ik], /ˌgæs trəˈtɒm ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gastrotomy

gastrotomy
/ (ɡæsˈtrɒtəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical incision into the stomach
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Medical definitions for gastrotomy

gastrotomy
[ gă-strŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision into the stomach.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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