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exploration

 [eks″plo-ra´shun]
investigation or examination for diagnostic purposes. adj., adj explo´ratory.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ex·plo·ra·tion

(eks'plōr-ā'shŭn),
An active examination, usually involving a surgical procedure, to ascertain conditions present within a body cavity as an aid in diagnosis.
[L. ex-ploro, pp. -ploratus, to explore]
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ex·plo·ra·tion

(eks'plŏr-ā'shŭn)
An active examination, usually involving endoscopy or a surgical procedure, to ascertain conditions present as an aid in diagnosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ex·plo·ra·tion

(eks'plŏr-ā'shŭn)
An active examination, usually involving a dental or surgical procedure, to ascertain conditions present within a body cavity as an aid in diagnosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Biosphere Expeditions is an award-winning, non-profit-making organisation offering hands-on conservation expeditions as a volunteering adventure with a purpose for everyone.
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