Definition of videosurgery in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvidēōˌsərjərē/

Entry from US English dictionary


A minimally invasive approach to surgery using from one to five small incisions through which specially designed instruments are inserted into the body. One of these is a tiny fiber-optic rod attached to a camera, enabling the surgeon to see what is happening inside the body on a television monitor.
Example sentences
  • Of all videosurgeries in the United States today, removal of the gallbladder - or laparoscopic cholecystectomy - is among the most commonly performed.
  • Our system will cost just a fraction of the price of similar commercial products and should make videolaparoscopy, and videosurgery in general, more affordable.
  • Clinical management, including medical and surgical exchanges, patient referrals, collaborative management of pathologies, telemedicine, videosurgery.

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Syllabification: vid·e·o·sur·ger·y

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