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enterotomy

 [en″ter-ot´ah-me]
incision of the intestine.
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en·ter·ot·o·my

(en'tĕr-ot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into the intestine.
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enterotomy

(ĕn′tə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. enteroto·mies
Surgical incision into the intestine.
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en·ter·ot·o·my

(en'tĕr-ot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the intestine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

enterotomy

A surgical incision into the bowel.
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