Definitions for "laparoscopy"
Laparotomy performed with a laparoscope.
direct visual examination of the ovaries, the exterior of the fallopian tubes and the uterus by inserting a surgical instrument through a small incision below the navel.
A surgical procedure in which a laparoscope -- a thin, lighted microscope -- is inserted in an incision in the abdomen to view internal organs.
Keywords:  peritoneoscopy
Keywords:  inside, biopsies, look, tissue, test
a tool used to see inside an animal (in this case vegetable) instead of having to open the animal up
a procedure using a laparoscope to look at the inside of the body, and possibly take tissue samples for further tests.
The test which uses the laparoscope to look at and take tissue biopsies from the inside of the body.
a fairly short operation
a relatively minor operation when used purely for diagnosis
Keywords:  story, different
a different story