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.
- gynecologic laparoscopy
- laparoscopic surgery
- operative laparoscopy
- laparoscopic surgical procedures
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