stricturoplasty


stricturoplasty
Surgical procedure for widening a structured segment of intestine that involves incision and closure in opposing directions. [stricture + G. plastos, formed]

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n.
an operation in which a stricture (usually in the small intestine) is widened by cutting it.

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stric·turo·plas·ty (strikґchər-o-plas″te) strictureplasty.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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