oesophagoscope


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oesophagoscope

(iːˈsɒfəɡəʊˌskəʊp) or

esophagoscope

n
(Medicine) med an instrument for examining the oesophagus
oesophagoscopy, esophagoscopy n
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Noun1.oesophagoscope - an optical instrument for examining the inside of the esophagus
optical instrument - an instrument designed to aid vision
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The foreign bodies were removed using a rigid oesophagoscope in almost all four cases.
But, with the advent of the oesophagoscope, the oesophagus was no longer "terra incognita." Every portion of the interior of the organ became accessible to direct examination.