keyhole surgery

/ˈkihoʊl sɜdʒəri/ (say 'keehohl serjuhree)

noun
surgery performed using very small incisions and fibre optics to provide direct vision.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • keyhole surgery — ► NOUN ▪ minimally invasive surgery carried out through a very small incision …   English terms dictionary

  • keyhole surgery — n [U] medical operations done through a very small hole in the body …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • keyhole surgery — N UNCOUNT Keyhole surgery is a surgical technique in which the surgeon inserts the instruments through small cuts in the patient s body, using as a guide an image provided by equipment inserted into the patient s body. [TECHNICAL] …   English dictionary

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  • keyhole surgery — noun minimally invasive surgery carried out through a very small incision, with special instruments and techniques including fibre optics …   English new terms dictionary

  • keyhole surgery — see minimally invasive surgery …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • keyhole surgery — noun (U) a medical operation that is done through a very small hole in the body …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • keyhole surgery — UK / US noun [uncountable] British a type of medical operation which is performed through a very small hole in a person s body, using very small electronic cameras …   English dictionary

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