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venoperitoneostomy ve·no·per·i·to·ne·os·to·my (vē'nō-pěr'ĭ-tn-ē-ŏs'tə-mē)
Surgical insertion of the saphenous vein into the peritoneal cavity to drain ascitic fluid.

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