video laparoscope


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  • videolaparoscope — vid·eo·lap·a·ro·scope (vid″e o lapґə ro skōp″) a laparoscope whose tip is equipped with a video camera that transmits a signal that is converted to an image on a color monitor; written also video laparoscope …   Medical dictionary

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