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English definition of “bariatric surgery”

bariatric surgery

noun [U] /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 digestedSurgery
(Definition of bariatric surgery noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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