[gas-truh-plas-tee] /ˈgæs trəˌplæs ti/

any plastic surgery on the stomach.

gastroplasty gas·tro·plas·ty (gās’trə-plās’tē)
Surgical repair of a defect in the stomach or lower esophagus.


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