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laparoscopy

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noun lap·a·ros·co·py \ˌla-pə-ˈräs-kə-pē\

Definition of laparoscopy

plural laparoscopies

  1. 1 :  visual examination of the abdomen by means of a laparoscope

  2. 2 :  an operation (as tubal ligation or gall bladder removal) involving laparoscopy

laparoscopic play \-rə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective
laparoscopist play \ˌla-pə-ˈräs-kə-pist\ noun


1916

First Known Use of laparoscopy

1916


Medical Dictionary

laparoscopy

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noun lap·a·ros·co·py \ˌlap-ə-ˈräs-kə-pē\

Medical Definition of laparoscopy

plural laparoscopies

  1. 1:  visual examination of the inside of the abdomen by means of a laparoscope—called also peritoneoscopy

  2. 2:  an operation (as tubal ligation or gallbladder removal) involving laparoscopy

laparoscopic \-rə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective
laparoscopically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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