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laparoscope

noun lap·a·ro·scope \ˈla-p(ə-)rə-ˌskōp\

Definition of LAPAROSCOPE

:  a fiberoptic instrument inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall and used to examine visually the interior of the peritoneal cavity
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Origin of LAPAROSCOPE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1923
Medical Dictionary

laparoscope

noun lap·a·ro·scope \ˈlap(-ə)-rə-ˌskōp\

Medical Definition of LAPAROSCOPE

:  a usually rigid endoscope that is inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall and is used to examine visually the interior of the peritoneal cavity—called also peritoneoscope

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