gastropexy

noun

gas·​tro·​pexy ˈgas-trə-ˌpek-sē How to pronounce gastropexy (audio)
plural gastropexies
: a surgical operation in which the stomach is sutured to the abdominal wall

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“Gastropexy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gastropexy. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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