noun Medicine/Medical.
a slender, cylindrical instrument for examining the interior of the urinary bladder and for the introduction of medication therein.

1885–90; cysto- + -scope

cystoscopic [sis-tuh-skop-ik] , adjective
cystoscopist [si-stos-kuh-pist] , noun Unabridged
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cystoscope (ˈsɪstəˌskəʊp)
a slender tubular medical instrument for examining the interior of the urethra and urinary bladder

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cystoscope cys·to·scope (sĭs'tə-skōp')
A tubular instrument equipped with a light and used to examine the interior of the urinary bladder and ureter. Also called lithoscope.

cys'to·scop'ic (-skŏp'ĭk) adj.
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Example sentences
The fiber-optic cystoscope is as thin as a pencil and has a light at the tip.
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