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abdominocentesis (s) (noun), abdominocenteses (pl)
A procedure whereby a trocar is introduced into the abdominal cavity for aspirating fluid which is the removal by suction of a fluid from a body cavity by using a special needle: Abdominocentesis is used for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.

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