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mini-lap

An abbreviated laparotomy used to obtain cells; document intraperitoneal haemorrhage; obtain fluids for assessing bile amylase, bacteria or faecal material by peritoneal lavage; or to perform tubal sterilisation.
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Despite her apparent reticence to bask in the limelight, Budge seemed to revel in a mini-lap of honour with the Championship trophy last weekend before skipper Danny Wilson hoisted it aloft.
The approximate doubling of cost, the additional $2,000 (estimated) for the MRI, and the tripling of the operative time over a simple mini-lap myomectomy (which usually can be done in 1 hour) demand that certain questions be answered.
It failed to blunt Brentford's excitement, though, as Allen's players did a mini-lap of honour after the final whistle and home fans sang, 'We are top of the league!'