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keyhole surgery

noun [U] uk   us   (also keyhole operation [C])
a medical operation in which a very small hole is made in a person's body to reach the organ or tissue inside
Translations of “keyhole surgery”
in Chinese (Traditional) 微創手術…
in Chinese (Simplified) 微创手术…
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