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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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