laparotomize

laparotomize

[lap-uh-rot-uh-mahyz]
verb (used with object), laparotomized, laparotomizing. Surgery.
to perform a laparotomy on.
Also, especially British, laparotomise.


Origin:
laparotom(y) + -ize

laparotomist, noun
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