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cystoscopy

[si-stos-kuh-pee] /sɪˈstɒs kə pi/
noun, plural cystoscopies. Medicine/Medical
1.
an examination by means of a cystoscope.
Origin of cystoscopy
1905-1910
1905-10; cysto- + -scopy
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Word Origin and History for cystoscopy
n.

1910, from Greek kystis "bladder, pouch" + -oscopy (see -scope).

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