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gastrotomy

[ga-strot-uh-mee] /gæˈstrɒt ə mi/
noun, plural gastrotomies. Surgery
1.
the operation of cutting into the stomach.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; gastro- + -tomy
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gastrotomic
[gas-truh-tom-ik] /ˌgæs trəˈtɒm ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gastrotomic

gastrotomy

/ɡæsˈtrɒtəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical incision into the stomach
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gastrotomic in Medicine

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

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