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n. pl. ar·thros·co·pies
A surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is passed to the interior of a joint through a small incision for the purpose of visual examination, diagnosis, or treatment; arthroscopic surgery.
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A diagnostic method of examining the inside of a joint using an illuminating instrument such as a fiberoptic endoscope.
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|Noun||1.||arthroscopy - a minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision|
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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n. artroscopia, examen del interior de una articulación.
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arthroscopyn (pl -pies) artroscopia
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