paracentesis(redirected from vitreous paracentesis)
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(Surgery) med the surgical puncture of a body cavity in order to draw off excess fluid
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Removal of fluid from a body cavity for examination or treatment.
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|Noun||1.||paracentesis - 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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paracentesisn (pl -ses) paracentesis f
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