transabdominal

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transabdominal

 [trans″ab-dom´ĭ-nal]
across the abdominal wall or through the abdominal cavity.

transabdominal

/trans·ab·dom·i·nal/ (trans″ab-dom´ĭ-nal) across the abdominal wall or through the abdominal cavity.

transabdominal

[-abdom′inəl]
Etymology: L, trans, across, abdomen, belly
pertaining to a procedure through the abdominal wall.

transabdominal

across the abdominal wall or through the abdominal cavity.

transabdominal needle biopsy
insertion of a biopsy needle, such as Menghini or Tru-Cut, through the abdominal wall, for the purpose of obtaining a tissue sample from an organ, most commonly liver or kidney.