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laparoscopy

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

Definition of LAPAROSCOPY

1
:  visual examination of the abdomen by means of a laparoscope
2
:  an operation (as tubal ligation or gall bladder removal) involving laparoscopy
lap·a·ro·scop·ic \-rə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective
lap·a·ros·co·pist \ˌla-pə-ˈräs-kə-pist\ noun

First Known Use of LAPAROSCOPY

1916

Rhymes with LAPAROSCOPY

laparoscopy

noun lap·a·ros·co·py \ˌlap-ə-ˈräs-kə-pē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural lap·a·ros·co·pies

Medical Definition of LAPAROSCOPY

1
:  visual examination of the inside of the abdomen by means of a laparoscope—called also peritoneoscopy
2
:  an operation (as tubal ligation or gallbladder removal) involving laparoscopy
lap·a·ro·scop·ic \-rə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective
lap·a·ro·scop·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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