abdominocyesis

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abdominocyesis

[ab‚däm·ə·nō·sī′ē·səs]
(medicine)
Implantation and development of the fertilized ovum in the peritoneal cavity. Also known as abdominal pregnancy.
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Secondary abdominal pregnancy and its associated diagnostic and operative dilemma: three case reports.
With a secondary abdominal pregnancy or a broad-ligament heterotopic pregnancy in mind, it was decided to perform exploratory laparotomy.