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examination by means of the laparoscope; called also celioscopy. adj., adj laparoscop´ic.
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Examination of the contents of the peritoneum with a peritoneoscope passed through the abdominal wall. See: laparoscopy.
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Synonym(s): peritoneoscopy, coelioscopy.
[celio- + G. skopeō, to view]
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