laparotomize

transitive verb
lap·​a·​rot·​om·​ize
variants: or British laparotomise \ ˌlap-​ə-​ˈrät-​ə-​ˌmīz How to pronounce laparotomise (audio) \
laparotomized or British laparotomised; laparotomizing or British laparotomising

Medical Definition of laparotomize

: to perform a laparotomy on

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“Laparotomize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/laparotomize. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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