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bariatric surgery

Syllabification: bar·i·at·ric sur·ger·y

Definition of bariatric surgery in English:

noun

Surgical procedures performed on the stomach or intestines to induce weight loss.
Example sentences
  • Wann depicts bariatric surgery as ‘stomach amputation’ that imposes anorexia on patients and exposes them to long-term risks.
  • Surgical literature has proposed bariatric surgery as the most effective method of diabetes management and cure in morbidly obese patients.
  • With bariatric surgery the stomach is reduced by 90 percent - to the size of the top joint of the thumb - and the large intestines are bypassed.

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