hepatotomy

hepatotomy

 [hep″ah-tot´ah-me]
incision of the liver.
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hep·a·tot·o·my

(hep'ă-tot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into the liver.
[hepato- + G. tomē, incision]
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hepatotomy

(hĕp′ə-tŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the liver.
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hep·a·tot·o·my

(hep'ă-tot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the liver.
[hepato- + G. tomē, incision]
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