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laparectomy

[ lap-uh-rek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌlæp əˈrɛk tə mi /
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noun Surgery.
excision of strips of the abdominal wall and suturing of the wounds so as to correct laxity of the abdominal muscles.
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Origin of laparectomy

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

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