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Celiotomy

Celiotomy
(Science: procedure) Transabdominal incision into the peritoneal cavity.
Synonym: abdominal section, laparotomy, ventrotomy.
Origin: celio– g. Tome, incision
vaginal celiotomy, opening the peritoneal cavity through the vagina.
Synonym: culdotomy.


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