fundoplication

noun

fun·​do·​pli·​ca·​tion ˌfən-dō-plī-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce fundoplication (audio)
: a surgical procedure in which the upper portion of the stomach is wrapped around the lower end of the esophagus and sutured in place as a treatment for the reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus see nissen fundoplication

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“Fundoplication.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fundoplication. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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