Abdominal section



abdominal section

abdominal section n.
See celiotomy.
Historical Examples

abdominal section fifty-three and a half hours after accident.
Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 George Henry Makins

In intussusception not relieved by medical means the propriety of abdominal section is questionable.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

The internal yolk-sack falls into three sections; a cephalic section, a section in the neck, and an abdominal section.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour

If diagnosed before rupture, the sac must be removed by abdominal section.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7 Various

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