laparoscope


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lap·a·ro·scope

 (lăp′ər-ə-skōp′)
n.
An endoscope that is inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall and used for viewing or performing minor surgery in the abdominal or pelvic cavities.

[Greek laparā, flank (from feminine of laparos, soft) + -scope.]

lap′a·ro·scop′ic (-ər-ə-skŏp′ĭk) adj.

laparoscope

(ˈlæpərəˌskəʊp)
n
(Surgery) a medical instrument consisting of a tube that is inserted through the abdominal wall and illuminated to enable a doctor to view the internal organs
[C19 (applied to various instruments used to examine the abdomen) and C20 (in the specific modern sense): from Greek lapara (see laparotomy) + -scope]
ˌlaparoˈscopic adj
ˌlapaˈroscopy n

lap•a•ro•scope

(ˈlæp ər əˌskoʊp)

n.
an endoscope equipped for viewing the abdominal cavity through a small incision and for performing local surgery.
[1850–55]
lap`a•ro•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
lap`a•ros′co•pist (-əˈrɒs kə pɪst) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laparoscope - a slender endoscope inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall in order to examine the abdominal organs or to perform minor surgery
endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
Translations
laparoszkóp
laparoscopio

lap·a·ro·scope

n. laparoscopio, instrumento usado para visualizar la cavidad peritoneal.

laparoscope

n laparoscopio
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