laparoscope: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (lap'ur-u-skōp"), [key]
— n. Surg.
- a flexible fiberoptic instrument, passed through a small incision in the abdominal wall and equipped with biopsy forceps, an obturator, scissors or the like, with which to examine the abdominal cavity or perform minor surgery.
- laparoscope (Thesaurus)