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en·do·scope

 (ĕn′də-skōp′)
n.
A slender, tubular instrument, such as an arthroscope or laparoscope, that is inserted into a body cavity or part for the purpose of visual examination, diagnosis, or surgical treatment.

en′do·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
en′do·scop′ic·al·ly adv.
en·dos′co·py (ĕn-dŏs′kə-pē) n.

endoscope

(ˈɛndəʊˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) a long slender medical instrument used for examining the interior of hollow organs including the lung, stomach, bladder, and bowel
endoscopic adj
endoscopist n
enˈdoscopy n

en•do•scope

(ˈɛn dəˌskoʊp)

n.
a slender, tubular optical instrument used for examining the interior of a body cavity or hollow organ.
[1860–65]
en`do•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
en•dos′co•pist (-ˈdɒs kə pɪst) n.
en•dos′co•py, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
arthroscope - a type of endoscope that is inserted into a joint for visual examination
colonoscope - an elongated fiberoptic endoscope for examining the entire colon from cecum to rectum
culdoscope - a specialized endoscope for visually examining a woman's pelvic organs
gastroscope - a type of endoscope for visually examining the stomach
laparoscope - a slender endoscope inserted through an incision in the abdominal wall in order to examine the abdominal organs or to perform minor surgery
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
proctoscope - an endoscope for examining the rectum
flexible sigmoidoscope, sigmoidoscope - an endoscope (a flexible fiberoptic probe) for examining the sigmoid colon
Translations

endoscope

[ˈendəʊˌskəʊp] Nendoscopio m

endoscope

nEndoskop nt

en·do·scope

n. endoscopio, instrumento usado para examinar un órgano o una cavidad interior hueca.

endoscope

n endoscopio
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