fetoscopic

fetoscope

[fee-tuh-skohp]
noun
a tubular fiberoptic instrument used for diagnostic examination of the fetus and interior of the uterus.

Origin:
1970–75; fet(us) + -o- + -scope

fetoscopic [fee-tuh-skop-ik] , adjective
fetoscopist [fee-tos-kuh-pist] , noun
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fetoscope (ˈfiːtəʊˌskəʊp)
 
n
a fibreoptic instrument that can be passed through the abdomen of a pregnant woman to enable examination of the fetus and withdrawal of blood for sampling in prenatal diagnosis
 
fetoscopy
 
n

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fetoscope fe·to·scope (fē'tə-skōp')
n.
A flexible fiberoptic device used to view a fetus in utero.


fe·tos'co·py (fē-tŏs'kə-pē) n.
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