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1. Paracentesis (surgical puncture of the abdominal wall cavity for the aspiration [removal by suction] of peritoneal fluid); that is, puncturing of the abdomen with a hollow needle or trocar, usually for the purpose of withdrawing fluid.
2. Puncture of the abdomen with an instrument for withdrawal of fluid from the abdominal cavity for medical diagnosis.
This entry is located in the following units: abdomin-, abdomino-, abdomen- (page 3) cente-, -centesis (page 1)