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cys·to·scope

 (sĭs′tə-skōp′)
n.
A tubular instrument equipped with a light and used to examine the interior of the urinary bladder and ureter.

cys′to·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
cys·tos′co·py (sĭ-stŏs′kə-pē) n.
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Translations

cys·tos·co·py

n. cistoscopía, examen de la vejiga por medio del cistoscopio.
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cystoscopy

n (pl -pies) cistoscopia
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