peritoneoscopy


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per·i·to·ne·os·co·py

(per'i-tō-nē-os'kŏ-pē),
Examination of the contents of the peritoneum with a peritoneoscope passed through the abdominal wall. See: laparoscopy.
Synonym(s): celioscopy, ventroscopy

peritoneoscopy

/peri·to·ne·os·co·py/ (-to″ne-os´kah-pe) laparoscopy.

peritoneoscopy

(pĕr′ĭ-tn-ē-ŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Internal examination of the peritoneum with a peritoneoscope passed through an incision in the abdominal wall.

peritoneoscopy

[-tō′nē·os′kəpē]
Etymology: Gk, peri + teinein + skopein, to view
the use of an endoscope to inspect the peritoneum through a stab incision in the abdominal wall.

per·i·to·ne·os·co·py

(per'i-tō'nē-os'kŏ-pē)
Examination of the contents of the peritoneum with a peritoneoscope passed through the abdominal wall.
See also: laparoscopy
Synonym(s): abdominoscopy, celioscopy, ventroscopy.

peritoneoscopy

visual examination of the organs of the abdominal (peritoneal) cavity with a peritoneoscope.
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