follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma

laparotomy pad

laparotomy pad in Medicine

laparotomy pad n.
A pad made from several layers of gauze folded into a rectangular shape and used especially as a sponge for packing off the viscera in abdominal operations. Also called abdominal pad.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for laparotomy

17
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for laparotomy pad