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lap·a·ros·co·py

 (lăp′ə-rŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. lap·a·ros·co·pies
A surgical procedure involving the insertion of a laparoscope through the abdominal wall for the purpose of viewing or performing minor surgery in the abdominal or pelvic cavities; laparoscopic surgery.

[Greek laparā, flank; see laparoscope + -scopy.]

lap′a·ros′co·pist n.
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lap•a•ros•co•py

(ˌlæp əˈrɒs kə pi)

n., pl. -pies.
an examination of the abdominal cavity, or performance of minor abdominal surgery using a laparoscope.
[1850–55]
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laparoscopy

A diagnostic method of examining a patient’s abdomen (including the reproductive organs) using an endoscope
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laparoscopy - laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that makes a small incision to examine the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian tubes)
laparotomy - surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs
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Translations
laparoscopia

laparoscopy

[ˌlæpəˈrɒskəpɪ] Nlaparoscopia f
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laparoscopy

nLaparoskopie f
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lap·a·ros·co·py

n. laparoscopía, examen de la cavidad peritoneal por medio de un laparoscopio.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

laparoscopy

n (pl -pies) laparoscopia
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Classic describes trocars as complex, sleeve-like tools that provide surgeons with a tunnel in which to insert instruments such as laparoscopes for certain minimally invasive surgical procedures.
Laparoscopes have been used for years to answer that question without putting the patient at risk with general anaesthetic and major surgery.
Laparoscopes are used in abdominal surgeries, such as gallbladder removal, where a minimal incision is made and small, camera-equipped, surgical instruments are inserted into the body cavity.
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