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laparoscopy

Definition:
A procedure in which a laparoscope is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the peritoneal cavity. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
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Entry Terms:
  • gynecologic laparoscopy
  • celioscopy
  • laparoscopic surgery
  • peritoneoscopy
  • operative laparoscopy
  • laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • pelviscopy
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/37075
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2020-09-16