laparectomy

[lap-uh-rek-tuh-mee]
noun Surgery.
  1. excision of strips of the abdominal wall and suturing of the wounds so as to correct laxity of the abdominal muscles.

Origin of laparectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; lapar- + -ectomy
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