arthroscope


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ar·thro·scope

 (är′thrə-skōp′)
n.
An endoscope that is inserted into a joint and used for viewing or performing a surgical procedure.

ar′thro·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
ar′thro·scop′ic·al·ly adv.

arthroscope

(ˈɑːθrəˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) a tubular instrument that is inserted into the capsule of a joint to examine the joint, extract tissue, etc
ˌarthroˈscopic adj
arthroscopy n

ar•thro•scope

(ˈɑr θrəˌskoʊp)

n.
an endoscope for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseased or injured joints.
[1930–35]
ar•thros′co•py (-ˈθrɒs kə pi) n.
ar`thro•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arthroscope - a type of endoscope that is inserted into a joint for visual examinationarthroscope - a type of endoscope that is inserted into a joint for visual examination
endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
Translations

ar·thro·scope

n. artroscopio, instrumento que se usa para el diagnóstico y tratamiento de ciertas condiciones en las articulaciones.
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The system is designed to maintain high-definition resolution through the entire image chain, from the video arthroscope or laparoscope, through the camera head and the control unit, to the monitor; resulting in clearer, more detailed surgical images.
Contract award notice: supply of consumables for the arthroscope supply of consumables to the arthroscope for the department of orthopedics, university hospital im.
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