[ lap-uh-ros-kuh-pee ]
/ ˌlæp əˈrɒs kə pi /
noun, plural lap·a·ros·co·pies. Surgery.
examination of the abdominal cavity or performance of minor abdominal surgery using a laparoscope.
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Medicine definitions for laparoscopy
[ lăp′ə-rŏs′kə-pē ]
Examination of the interior of the abdomen by a laparoscope.
A surgical procedure using laparoscopy.
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Science definitions for laparoscopy
[ lăp′ər-ə-skōp′ ]
A slender, tubular endoscope that is inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall to examine or perform minor surgery within the abdomen or pelvis.
Related formslaparoscopy noun (lăp′ə-rŏs′kə-pē)
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