laparoscope[lap′ə rō skōp′]
Origin: laparo- plush -scope
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Origin: Greek laparā, flank (from laparos, soft) + -scope.
laparoscope - Cultural Definition
A surgical device that uses optical fibers in a small tube. Inserted into the abdomen, the laparoscope allows surgery without large incisions.
- Laparoscopic surgery is often referred to as “Band-Aid” surgery because it requires only small incisions.
laparoscope - Medical Definition
laparoscope - Science Definition
- laparoscopy laparoscopy noun
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