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addaword.gifdefinition of bariatric surgery

surgery designed to achieve extreme weight loss, eg gastric band or gastric bypass
The NHS only carries out bariatric surgery on people who are morbidly obese or those who are obese and have other health problems
Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/02/2012 17:23:00
Definition of bariatric surgery from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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