gastroplication


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gastroplication

 [gas″tro-plĭ-ka´shun]
treatment of gastric dilatation by stitching a fold in the stomach wall.

gas·tro·pli·ca·tion

(gas'trō-pli-kā'shŭn),
An operation for reducing the size of the stomach by suturing a longitudinal fold with the peritoneal surfaces in apposition.
[gastro- + L. plico, to fold]

gastroplication

/gas·tro·pli·ca·tion/ (gas″tro-plĭ-ka´shun) treatment of gastric dilatation by stitching a fold in the stomach wall.

gastroplication

(găs′trō-plĭ-kā′shən)
n.
A surgical procedure for reducing of the size of the stomach by suturing a fold in the stomach wall.

gas·tro·pli·ca·tion

(gas'trō-pli-kā'shŭn)
An operation to reduce the size of the stomach by suturing a longitudinal fold with the peritoneal surfaces in apposition.
Synonym(s): gastrorrhaphy (2) .
[gastro- + L. plico, to fold]

gastroplication

A surgical operation to correct severe ballooning (dilation) of the stomach. Redundant tissue is folded over and stitched in place.

gastroplication

treatment of gastric dilatation by stitching a fold in the stomach wall.
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