celiotomy

noun
ce·​li·​ot·​o·​my
variants: or chiefly British coeliotomy \ ˌsē-​lē-​ˈät-​ə-​mē How to pronounce coeliotomy (audio) \
plural celiotomies

Medical Definition of celiotomy

: surgical incision of the abdomen

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“Celiotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/celiotomy. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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