laparotomy laparotomy

Definition(s):

  • (n) surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs

Usage(s):

  • Next morning a laparotomy was done, the ovaries examined, and in the left ovary the bright punctate hemorrhage of a recently ruptured follicle was found.
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