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[lap-uh-rot-uh-mee] /ˌlæp əˈrɒt ə mi/

noun, plural laparotomies. Surgery.
incision through the abdominal wall.
incision into the loin, especially for access to the abdominal cavity.
noun (pl) -mies
surgical incision through the abdominal wall, esp to investigate the cause of an abdominal disorder
surgical incision into the loin

laparotomy lap·a·rot·o·my (lāp’ə-rŏt’ə-mē)


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