Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[ga-strot-uh-mee] /gæˈstrɒt ə mi/

noun, plural gastrotomies. Surgery.
the operation of cutting into the stomach.
noun (pl) -mies
surgical incision into the stomach

gastrotomy gas·trot·o·my (gā-strŏt’ə-mē)
Incision into the stomach.


Read Also:

  • Gastrostomy

    [ga-stros-tuh-mee] /gæˈstrɒs tə mi/ noun, plural gastrostomies. Surgery. 1. the construction of an artificial opening from the stomach through the abdominal wall, permitting intake of food or drainage of gastric contents. 2. the opening so constructed. /ɡæsˈtrɒstəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical formation of an artificial opening into the stomach from the skin surface: used […]

  • Gastrostolavage

    gastrostolavage gas·tros·to·la·vage (gā-strŏs’tō-lä-väzh’) n. Washing out the stomach through a gastric fistula.

  • Gaussmeter

    [gous-mee-ter] /ˈgaʊsˌmi tər/ noun 1. a magnetometer for measuring the intensity of a magnetic field, calibrated in . /ˈɡaʊsˌmiːtə/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring the intensity of a magnetic field

  • Gautama

    [gaw-tuh-muh, gou-] /ˈgɔ tə mə, ˈgaʊ-/ noun 1. (def 1). /ˈɡaʊtəmə/ noun 1. the Sanskrit form of the family name of Siddhartha, the historical Buddha surname of the Buddha, from Sanskrit Gotamah, properly a patronymic, literally “descendant of the greatest ox,” from superlative of gauh “ox, bull, cow.”

Disclaimer: Gastrotomy definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.