noun, plural gastrotomies. Surgery.
the operation of cutting into the stomach.

1650–60; gastro- + -tomy

gastrotomic [gas-truh-tom-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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gastrotomy (ɡæsˈtrɒtəmɪ)
n , pl -mies
surgical incision into the stomach

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

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