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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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