peritoneocentesis

noun

peri·​to·​neo·​cen·​te·​sis ˌper-ət-ᵊn-ˌē-ō-ˌsen-ˈtē-səs How to pronounce peritoneocentesis (audio)
plural peritoneocenteses -ˌsēz How to pronounce peritoneocentesis (audio)
: surgical puncture of the peritoneal cavity to obtain fluid

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“Peritoneocentesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peritoneocentesis. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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