Coeliotomy Definition

noun
Alternative spelling of coeliotomy.
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(surgery) A surgical procedure for making an incision in the abdominal wall to gain access into the abdominal cavity. Performed either as exploratory surgery, or as the first step in an abdominal operation.

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Other Word Forms of Coeliotomy

Noun

Singular:
coeliotomy
Plural:
coeliotomies

Origin of Coeliotomy

  • From Ancient Greek: κοίλωμα (koiloma, “cavity”) in combination of τέμνω (temnō, “I cut, incise”).

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