laparotomy (def 2).
celiotomy ce·li·ot·o·my (sē’lē-ŏt’ə-mē)
Incision of the abdomen. Also called abdominal section, laparotomy, ventrotomy.
A cellular language for image processing. [“CELIP: A cellular Language for Image Processing”, W. Hasselbring , Parallel Computing 14:99-109 (1990)]. (1994-12-05)
celitis ce·li·tis (sē-lī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the abdomen.
a small room, as in a convent or prison. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the Communist party. Biology. a usually microscopic structure containing nuclear and cytoplasmic material enclosed by a semipermeable membrane […]
the branch of biology dealing with the study of cells, especially their formation, structure, components, and function.