laparotomize

[ lap-uh-rot-uh-mahyz ]
/ ˌlæp əˈrɒt əˌmaɪz /

verb (used with object), lap·a·rot·o·mized, lap·a·rot·o·miz·ing. Surgery.

to perform a laparotomy on.

Nearby words

  1. laparocele,
  2. laparorrhaphy,
  3. laparoscope,
  4. laparoscopy,
  5. laparotome,
  6. laparotomy,
  7. laparotomy pad,
  8. lapboard,
  9. lapdog,
  10. lapel

Also especially British, lap·a·rot·o·mise.

Origin of laparotomize


Related formslap·a·rot·o·mist, noun

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