lapar-, laparo- +
(Greek: the soft part of the body between the ribs and the hip, flank, loin; denotes the flank or loins and the abdominal wall or a part of the abdomen)
Sometimes this element is used loosely (even incorrectly) as a reference to the abdomen in general.
Laparotomy with incision into the intestine.
Examination of the interior of the stomach through an abdominal incision.
Surgical creation of a permanent gastric fistula through the abdominal wall.
Inspection of the interior of the stomach after a gastrotomy.
Incision of the liver through the abdominal wall.
Abdominal hysterectomy; removal of the uterus through an opening in the abdominal wall.
Removal of the uterus and ovaries through an incision in the abdominal wall.
An abdominal hysteropexy; the fixation of a displaced uterus by a surgical operation.
laparohysterosalpingo-oophorectomy (s) (noun) laparohysterosalpingo-oophorectomies (pl)
Removal of uterus and adnexa (uterine tubes and ovaries) through an abdominal incision.
An abdominal hysterotomy; or a laparotomy with incision of the uterus.
Laparatomy with incision of the ileum.
A "monster", a single-bodied set of twins that is double above but single below the pelvis.
Inflammation of the abdominal or lumbar muscles.
An abdominal myomectomy; surgical removal of a uterine myoma (leiomyoma) through an abdominal incision.
Inflammation of the lateral abdominal muscles.