Abdominal Tap Definition Terminology Encyclopedia Online
What is an abdominal tap and why is it necessary?
Abdominal tap - paracentesis
The presence of a bloody fluid after an injury suggests internal bleeding.
abdominal tap - also known as or related to celiocentesis, ascitic tap, ascites tapping, peritoneocentesis, intraperitoneal fluid aspiration, drainage of abdomen.
An abdominal tap is a procedure in which a needle is inserted through the skin to remove fluid from the abdomen.