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fetoscope

[fee-tuh-skohp] /ˈfi təˌskoʊp/
noun
1.
a tubular fiberoptic instrument used for diagnostic examination of the fetus and interior of the uterus.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; fet(us) + -o- + -scope
Related forms
fetoscopic
[fee-tuh-skop-ik] /ˌfi təˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
fetoscopist
[fee-tos-kuh-pist] /ˌfiˈtɒs kə pɪst/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fetoscopic

fetoscope

/ˈfiːtəʊˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
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
Derived Forms
fetoscopy (fiːˈtɒskəpɪ) noun
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fetoscopic in Medicine

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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