ventrotomy


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celiotomy

 [se″le-ot´ah-me]
incision into the abdominal cavity.
vaginal celiotomy incision into the abdominal cavity through the vagina.
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ce·li·ot·o·my

(sē'lē-ot'ō-mē),
Transabdominal incision into the peritoneal cavity.
[celio- + G. tomē, incision]
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ventrotomy

(vĕn-trŏt′ə-mē)
n.
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ce·li·ot·o·my

(sē'lē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Transabdominal incision into the peritoneal cavity.
Synonym(s): abdominal section, laparotomy (2) , ventrotomy, coeliotomy.
[celio- + G. tomē, incision]
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