centesis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κέντησις (kéntēsis, the act of pricking), from κεντέω (kentéō, I prick).

Noun[edit]

centesis (countable and uncountable, plural centeses)

  1. (medicine, surgery) puncture or perforation