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laparoscopy

Pronunciation: lap'a-ros'ko-pe

Definition: Examination of the contents of the abdominopelvic cavity with a laparoscope passed through the abdominal wall.

Synonym(s): abdominoscopy

See Also: peritoneoscopy

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