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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.
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Examination of the internal organs (usually the esophagus and stomach) for diagnostic or surgical purposes using a thin illuminated instrument (endoscope). Endoscopy for other procedures uses specific names, e.g., laparoscopy, sigmoidoscopy.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endoscopy - visual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
celioscopy - endoscopic examination of the abdomen through the abdominal wall
colonoscopy - visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation
culdoscopy - endoscopic examination of a woman's pelvic organs by the insertion of a culdoscope through the vagina
gastroscopy - visual examination of the stomach by means of a gastroscope inserted through the esophagus
hysteroscopy - visual examination of the uterus and uterine lining using an endoscope inserted through the vagina
proctoscopy - visual examination of the rectum and the end of the colon by means of a proctoscope
flexible sigmoidoscopy, sigmoidoscopy - visual examination (with a sigmoidoscope) of the lower third of the colon in a search for polyps
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Translations

endoscopy

[ˌenˈdɒskəpɪ] Nendoscopia f
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endoscopy

nEndoskopie f
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en·dos·co·py

n. endoscopía, examen visual interior hecho con el endoscopio.
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endoscopy

n (pl -pies) endoscopia; capsule — endoscopia capsular; upper — endoscopia digestiva alta, esofagogastroduodenoscopia
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