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minilaparotomy

[ min-ee-lap-uh-rot-uh-mee ]
/ 藢m瑟n i藢l忙p 蓹藞r蓲t 蓹 mi /
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noun, plural min路i路lap路a路rot路o路mies.
Surgery. laparotomy with a small incision into the abdomen, often no more than 1 inch (2.5 centimeters), used especially for tubal ligation.
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Medical definitions for minilaparotomy

minilaparotomy
[ m沫n鈥材-l膬p鈥采-r艔t蓹-m膿 ]

n.
A method of female sterilization by surgical ligation of the fallopian tubes, performed through a small incision above the pubic symphysis.
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