laparoscopy definition

  • noun:
    • a surgical procedure in which a laparoscope is used, as in an examination of the liver or perhaps the surgical procedure of endometriosis.
    • study of the loins or stomach, today specifically assessment or surgery in the peritoneal hole using a laparoscope.
    • Laparotomy done with a laparoscope.
    • Inspection associated with abdomen.
    • laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that produces a small cut to look at the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian pipes)

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