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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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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