Definition of laparoscopy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

laparoscopy

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noun
NAmE//ˌlæpəˈrɑskəpi//
 
(pl. laparoscopies)(medical)
 
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an examination of the inside of the body using a tube-shaped instrument that can be put through the wall of the abdomen
lapa roscopic
 
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NAmE//ˌlæpərəˈskɑpɪk//
 
adjective laparoscopic surgery
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