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peritoneoplasty

Pronunciation: per'i-to-ne'o-plas'te

Definition: Division of intraabdominal adhesions and coverage of raw surfaces with peritoneum to prevent reformation of pathologic scarring.

[peritoneum + G. plastos, formed]

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