TITLE

peritoneocentesis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1637
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "peritoneocentesis" is presented. Peritoneocentesis refers to the piercing of the peritoneal cavity to obtain fluid. It is synonymous with paracentesis. The term originated from the Greek word peritonaion which means peritoneum and kentesis which means puncture. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21240265

 

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