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1. An excision or cutting out of a portion of the intestine at the side.
2. Excision of strips or gores from the abdominal wall and suture of the edges of the wounds, in cases of abnormal laxity of the abdominal muscles.
This entry is located in the following units: -ectomy, -ectome, -ectomize (page 15) lapar-, laparo- + (page 1)