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Pronunciation of Paracenteses: Learn how to pronounce Paracenteses in English correctly

Learn how to say Paracenteses correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word paracentesis:

noun (plural paracenteses /-siːz/)
[mass noun] Medicine
the perforation of a cavity of the body or of a cyst or similar outgrowth, especially with a hollow needle to remove fluid or gas.

late 16th century: via Latin from Greek parakent─ôsis, from parakentein ‘pierce at the side’