centesis


cen·te·sis

noun \sen-ˈtē-səs\
plural cen·te·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of CENTESIS

: surgical puncture (as of a tumor or membrane)—usually used in compounds <paracentesis> <thoracentesis>

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