abdominocentesis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

abdomino- (abdomen-) +‎ -centesis (-puncture)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˌdɑm.ɪ.noʊ.sɜnˈti.səs/

Noun[edit]

abdominocentesis (plural abdominocenteses)

  1. (surgery) Extraction of peritoneal fluid from the abdomen for evaluation, using a trocar

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