transabdominal

adjective
trans·​ab·​dom·​i·​nal | \ ˌtran(t)s-ab-ˈdä-mə-nᵊl How to pronounce transabdominal (audio) , ˌtranz-əb-ˈdäm-nᵊl \

Definition of transabdominal

medical
: passing through or performed by passing through the abdomen or the abdominal wall transabdominal amniocentesis Transabdominal ultrasonography … may detect only 50% of common bile duct stones ….— Kimberly M. Persley

First Known Use of transabdominal

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Transabdominal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transabdominal. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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transabdominal

adjective
trans·​ab·​dom·​i·​nal | \ ˌtran(t)s-ab-ˈdäm-ən-ᵊl How to pronounce transabdominal (audio) , ˌtranz-əb-ˈdäm-nᵊl How to pronounce transabdominal (audio) \

Medical Definition of transabdominal

: passing through or performed by passing through the abdomen or the abdominal wall transabdominal amniocentesis

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