gastroplication

(redirected from gastroptyxis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

gastroplication

 [gas″tro-plĭ-ka´shun]
treatment of gastric dilatation by stitching a fold in the stomach wall.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

gastroplication

A surgical operation to correct severe ballooning (dilation) of the stomach. Redundant tissue is folded over and stitched in place.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Mentioned in ?