peritoneoscope


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lap·a·ro·scope

(lap'ă-rō-skōp),
An endoscope for examining the peritoneal cavity.
Synonym(s): peritoneoscope
[laparo- + G. skopeō, to view]

peritoneoscope

lap·a·ro·scope

(lap'ă-rŏ-skōp)
An endoscope for examining the peritoneal cavity.
Synonym(s): peritoneoscope.
[laparo- + G. skopeō, to view]

peritoneoscope

A LAPAROSCOPE. An ENDOSCOPE that can be passed into the peritoneal cavity through a small incision in the abdominal wall so as to allow inspection of the PERITONEUM. Gas is used to separate the loops of bowel.

peritoneoscope

an endoscope for use in peritoneoscopy.