gastrotomy

[ ga-strot-uh-mee ]

noun,plural gas·trot·o·mies.Surgery.
  1. the operation of cutting into the stomach.

Origin of gastrotomy

1
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) /


nounplural -mies
  1. surgical incision into the stomach

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