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Definition of the noun abdominocentesis

What does abdominocentesis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of abdominocentesis: paracentesis
    • more generic word: centesis = the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid

Alternative definition of the noun abdominocentesis


  1. [medicine] Extraction of peritoneal fluid from the abdomen for evaluation, using a trocar

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Google previewSmall Animal Critical Care Medicine - E-Book (2014)

by Deborah Silverstein, Kate Hopper

Abdominocentesis is the preferred diagnostic method for confirming peritonitis. • When abdominal fluid cytology reveals degenerative neutrophils and intracellular bacteria, confirming a diagnosis of septic peritonitis, emergency surgical ...

Google previewPreparing to Pass the Medical Assisting Exam (2010)

by Carlene Harrison, Valerie Weiss

surgical puncture Abdominocentesis is a surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity to remove fluid. -cide destroying Germicide is a solution that kills germs. - cyte cell Erythrocyte is a red blood cell. -derma skin Scleroderma is the hardening of ...

Google previewClinical Veterinary Advisor (2010)

Dogs and Cats by Etienne Cote

Abdominocentesis is a safe and effective procedure that can be repeated in chronic conditions as periodic ...

Google previewMedical Terminology for Health Professions (2012)

by Ann Ehrlich, Carol Schroeder

Abdominocentesis is a surgical puncture of the joint space to remove synovial fluid for analysis to determine the cause of pain or swelling in a joint. 15.57. Cineradiography is the recording of fluoroscopy images. 15.58. Echocardiography is an ...

Google previewCurrent Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology (2006)

by Robert S. Youngquist, Walter R. Threlfall

Abdominocentesis is an important diagnostic tool in such cases; the mare should be destroyed if ingesta is discovered in the peritonealcavity. The course of those mares in which thelargebowelis damaged butnot ruptured isless dramatic.

Google previewSmall Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses (2012)

by Linda Merrill

Blind abdominocentesis is a quick and simple procedure that may assist in the evaluation of a patient with abdominal disease or trauma. Limitations include inability to diagnose disease in the retroperitoneal space9 and the potential for false ...

Google previewTextbook of Small Animal Surgery (2003)

by Douglas H. Slatter

DIAGNOSIS Abdominocentesis is the single most useful diagnostic test for peritonitis. Results of other diagnostic tests may give useful diagnostic information or may point to abdominocentesis as the next step in the diagnostic evaluation.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

abdominocentesis. abdominoscope ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

PARACENTESIS removal of fluid from the abdominal cavity by means of a trocar; also called abdominocentesis and abdominal tap; A. PREGNANCY ectopic pregnancy, see under ECTOPIC; A. REGIONS see under REGION; A. SECTION ...

Google previewDictionary of Veterinary Nursing (2016)

by Sue Guthrie, Denis Richard Lane, Sian Griffith

abdominocentesis A technique for the collection of fluid from the abdomen, by using sterile procedures; fluid can be aspirated ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

abdominocentesis (éb-dom'o-no-sén-té' sis) N. surgical puncture into the belly, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

abdominocentesis. See paracentesis. abdominocyesis /abdomމinǀāsƯāƝމsis/, an abdominal pregnancy . abdominocystic. See abdominovesical. abdominogenital /-jenމitۑl/, pertaining to the ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

comb abdomen (abdominocentesis, abdominoscopy) abiet- [L. abies, ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Abdominocentesis Surgical puncture of the abdominal wall for diagnostic purposes.

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

Also termed abdominocentesis. abdominal respiration (human/veterinary parasitology) Inspiration and expiration accomplished mainly by the abdominal muscles and diaphragm. May occur in tick paralysis due to paralysis of the intercostal ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

abdominocentesis, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

abdominocentesis, abdominocyesis /abdom′inōsī·ē′′sis/, called abdominal pregnancy. abdominocystic. See abdominovesical. abdominogenital /-jen′′itəl/, pertaining to the abdomen and reproductive system. now called paracentesis ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

abdominocentesis (ab-domi-no ̄-sen-te ̄ sis) [ abdomino- ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

abdominocentesis ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

" abdominocentesis see paracentesis. abdominocystic Anatomy, of or relating to both ...

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