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abdominocentesis in Medicine

abdominocentesis

(ăb-dŏm′ə-nō-sĕn-tēsĭs)
n.
  1. Surgical puncture of the abdomen by a needle to withdraw fluid; abdominal paracentesis.celiocentesis celioparacentesis
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