colopuncture

colocentesis

 [ko″lo-sen-te´sis]
surgical puncture of the colon.
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co·lo·cen·te·sis

(kō'lō-sen-tē'sis),
Puncture of the colon with a trochar or scalpel to relieve distention.
[colo- + G. kentēsis, a puncture]
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co·lo·cen·te·sis

(kō'lō-sen-tē'sis)
Puncture of the colon with a trochar or scalpel to relieve distention.
Synonym(s): colopuncture.
[colo- + G. kentēsis, a puncture]
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