peritoneopexy

[ pĕr′ĭ-tn-ēə-pĕk′sē ]

n.

Surgical suspension or fixation of the peritoneum.

Nearby words

  1. peritoneo-,
  2. peritoneocentesis,
  3. peritoneoclysis,
  4. peritoneopathy,
  5. peritoneopericardial,
  6. peritoneoplasty,
  7. peritoneoscope,
  8. peritoneoscopy,
  9. peritoneotomy,
  10. peritoneovenous shunt


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