paracentesis

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paracentesis

(ˌpærəsɛnˈtiːsɪs)
n
(Surgery) med the surgical puncture of a body cavity in order to draw off excess fluid

paracentesis

Removal of fluid from a body cavity for examination or treatment.
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Noun1.paracentesis - centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosisparacentesis - centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis
centesis - (surgery) the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid
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paracentesis

n (pl -ses) paracentesis f
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If the IOP cannot be lowered with medication alone, surgical approaches such as an anterior chamber paracentesis or a trabeculectomy may be required.
Anterior chamber paracentesis was performed at 10 o'clock or 2 o'clock position and viscoelastic substance was injected into the anterior chamber.
Anterior chamber paracentesis to improve diagnosis and treatment of infectious uveitis

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