laparotomy(redirected from laparotomy grid)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
n. pl. lap·a·rot·o·mies
Surgical incision into the abdominal wall, especially into the flank.
[Greek laparā, flank; see laparoscope + -tomy.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
n, pl -mies
1. (Surgery) surgical incision through the abdominal wall, esp to investigate the cause of an abdominal disorder
2. (Surgery) surgical incision into the loin
[C19: from Greek lapara flank, from laparos soft + -tomy]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
lap•a•rot•o•my(ˌlæp əˈrɒt ə mi)
n., pl. -mies.
a surgical incision through the abdominal wall.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Surgery to make an incision in the abdominal wall for surgery.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||laparotomy - surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs|
surgical incision, incision, section - the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
laparoscopy - laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that makes a small incision to examine the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian tubes)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
laparotomy[ˌlæpəˈrɒtəmɪ] N → laparotomía f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Laparotomie f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
n. laparotomía, incisión y abertura del abdomen.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
laparotomyn (pl -mies) laparotomía; exploratory — laparotomía exploradora
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.