Etymology

1. laparoscopy

noun. ['ˌlæpɝˈɑːskəpi, ˈlæprəskəpi'] laparotomy performed with a laparoscope that makes a small incision to examine the abdominal cavity (especially the ovaries and Fallopian tubes).

Etymology

  • -scopy (English)
  • σκοπέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • laparo- (English)

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Example sentences of the word laparoscopy


1. Noun, singular or mass
A laparoscopy may also be conducted by inserting a small scope into an incision near the navel.

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