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English definition of “bariatric surgery”

bariatric surgery

noun [U] uk   /bær.iˈæt.rɪk sɜː.dʒər.i/ us    /ˌbær.iˈæ.trɪk ˌsɜr.dʒə.ri/ (also weight loss surgery) specialized
an operation that makes the stomach smaller so that less food can be eaten and digested
(Definition of bariatric surgery from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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