Definition of Centesis

1. Noun. (surgery) the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid.




Definition of Centesis

1. Noun. (medicine surgery) puncture or perforation ¹

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Definition of Centesis

1. a surgical puncture [n -TESES]

Medical Definition of Centesis

1. Puncture, especially when used as a suffix, as in paracentesis. Origin: G. Kentesis, puncture, fr. Kenteo, to prick, pierce (05 Mar 2000)

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centerpunching
centers
centers of gravity
centers of lift
centers of origin
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centeses
centesimal
centesimate
centesimation
centesimi
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centesis (current term)
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centesms
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centiamps
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centibel
centibels
centiday
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