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.
Abdominovaginal; a reference to the abdomen and vagina.
A technique for sterilization by surgical ligation of the fallopian tubes, performed through a small suprapubic incision.
Exposure of diaphragmatic region by an incision that opens both thorax and abdomen (thoraco-abdominal incision).