Stripping of tissue from the abdominal wall, usually done to correct muscular laxity.
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laparectomy(lap″ă-rek′tŏ-mē) [ laparo- + -ectomy]
A procedure in which parts of the abdominal wall are excised to alleviate muscle weakness.
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