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An endoscope that is inserted through the mouth and used for examining the interior of the stomach.

gas′tro·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
gas·tros′co·pist (gă-strŏs′kə-pĭst) n.
gas·tros′co·py (-kə-pē) n.


(Medicine) a medical instrument for examining the interior of the stomach
gastroscopic adj
gastroscopist n
gasˈtroscopy n


(ˈgæs trəˌskoʊp)

an endoscope passed through the mouth for examining and treating the stomach.
gas`tro•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
gas•tros•co•py (gæˈstrɒs kə pi) n., pl. -pies.
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Noun1.gastroscope - a type of endoscope for visually examining the stomach
endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
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The complete disappearance of clinical symptoms and the disappearance of gastric mucosa inflammation observed by gastroscope were determined as cured.
The gastroscope was pulled back to the gastric antrum, where a small amount of bile appeared to adhere to the anterior wall.
Gastroscope was performed in left lateral position using Pentax video endoscope with 11 French scopes.
Gastroscope showed obvious deformation of antrum, and there are spherical protrusion lesions about 6 cm x 6 cm and its together with ulcer formed at top [Figure 1].
The procedure is used to obtain high resolution images that may not be accessible through other endoscopy devices such as Gastroscope, Colonoscope and Duodenoscope.
Examination of the lining of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) by means of a flexible, thin tube, which contains a camera, also called a gastroscope.
Facilities at the centre are backed by comprehensive diagnostics including a state-of-the-art laboratory, digital x-ray, high-end 4-D ultrasound, endoscopy suite with the latest gastroscope and colonoscope, ECG, echo cardiography and laser machine.
9-millimeter gastroscope that delivers HDTV image quality and Narrow Band Imaging (NBI).
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In clinical trials, the instrument worked well mechanically, permitting navigation of the human colon, and subsequently was used as a gastroscope for animals in viewing the pyloric valve and duodenum.
Due to availability of equipment, a nasendoscope (Olympus ENF P3, Olympus Optical, Tokyo, Japan) inserted nasally was used at one institution and a gastroscope (Evis Exera 160 series gastroscope, Olympus Optical, Tokyo, Japan) inserted orally was used at the other.