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minimally invasive

adjective

medical Definition of minimally invasive

of a surgical procedure
:involving entry into the living body through a small incision
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • a minimally invasive technique
  • … innovations in interventional therapies have provided effective, minimally invasive alternatives to hysterectomy.
  • —Elizabeth A. StewartThe New England Journal of Medicine2 Feb. 2012

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