ventrotomy

SYN: celiotomy. [ventro- + G. tome, incision]

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ven·trot·o·my (ven-trotґə-me) laparotomy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • celiotomy — Transabdominal incision into the peritoneal cavity. SYN: abdominal section, laparotomy (2), ventrotomy. [celio + G. tome, incision] vaginal c. opening the peritoneal cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • ventro- — [ven′trō, ven′trə] [< L venter, belly: see VENTRAL] combining form 1. abdomen, belly [ventrotomy] 2. ventral and [ventrodorsal] …   English World dictionary

  • ventr- — combining form or ventri or ventro Etymology: French, from Latin ventr , venter more at venter 1. : abdomen …   Useful english dictionary

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