laparoscopist


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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.

laparoscopist

(ˌlæpəˈrɒskəpɪst)
n
(Medicine) someone who uses a laparoscope or performs a laparoscopy
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