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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.
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Noun1.gastroscopy - visual examination of the stomach by means of a gastroscope inserted through the esophagus
endoscopy - visual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope
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n (Med) → Gastroskopie f (spec), → Magenspiegelung f
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It's true, I sneaked into @BupaCromHosp yesterday, gave myself a gastroscopy under sedation when nobody was looking, then diagnosed myself with fake gastritis & duodenitis, and sneaked out again."
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