Celotomy
Celotomy Ce*lot"o*my, n. [Gr. ?; ? hernia + ? to cut.] (Med.) The act or operation of cutting, to relieve the structure in strangulated hernia. [Frequently written {kelotomy}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • celotomy — ce·lot·o·my (se lotґə me) herniotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • celotomy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • kelotomy — Celotomy Ce*lot o*my, n. [Gr. ?; ? hernia + ? to cut.] (Med.) The act or operation of cutting, to relieve the structure in strangulated hernia. [Frequently written {kelotomy}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Herniotomy — Her ni*ot o*my, n. [Hernia + Gr. ? to cut.] (Med.) A surgical procedure for the cure or relief of hernia; celotomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kelotomy — Ke*lot o*my, n. (Med.) See {Celotomy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • celetomy — † ceˈletomy bad form of celotomy …   Useful english dictionary

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