- Transabdominal incision into the peritoneal cavity. SYN: abdominal section, laparotomy (2), ventrotomy. [celio- + G. tome, incision]
* * *ce·li·ot·o·my or chiefly Brit coe·li·ot·o·my .sē-lē-'ät-ə-mē n, pl -mies surgical incision of the abdomen
* * *ce·li·ot·o·my (se″le-otґə-me) laparotomy.
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