hepatotomy

noun
hep·​a·​tot·​o·​my | \ ˌhep-ə-ˈtät-ə-mē How to pronounce hepatotomy (audio) \
plural hepatotomies

Medical Definition of hepatotomy

: surgical incision of the liver

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“Hepatotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hepatotomy. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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