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marsupialization

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The formation of a pouch in a membrane, such as the peritoneum.

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  • noun surgery The surgical technique of cutting a slit into a cyst and suturing its edges to form a continuous surface from the exterior to the interior of the cyst, allowing it to drain freely.

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Examples

  • Laparoscopic marsupialization of a splenic cyst, if anyone's wondering.

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