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Meaning of laparectomy

lap•a•rec•to•my

Pronunciation: (lap"u-rek'tu-mē), [key]
— n. Surg.
  1. excision of strips of the abdominal wall and suturing of the wounds so as to correct laxity of the abdominal muscles.
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