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1. laparotomy

noun. surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs.

Synonyms

  • incision
  • section
  • surgical incision

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning

Etymology

  • -tomy (English)
  • τέμνω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • laparo- (English)

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Example sentences of the word laparotomy


1. Noun, singular or mass
The best course of action is for your dog to have an exploratory laparotomy to find and remove the remaining ovarian tissue.

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