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Medical Term:

thoracolaparotomy

Pronunciation: tho'ra-ko-lap-a-rot'o-me

Definition: Exposure of diaphragmatic region by an incision that opens both thorax and abdomen (thoracoabdominal incision).

[thoraco- + laparotomy]

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