gastroscope

gastroscope

[gas-truh-skohp]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a lighted flexible tubular instrument passed through the mouth for examining the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

Origin:
1885–90; gastro- + -scope

gastroscopic [gas-truh-skop-ik] , adjective
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gastroscope (ˈɡæstrəˌskəʊp)
 
n
a medical instrument for examining the interior of the stomach
 
gastroscopic
 
adj
 
gastroscopist
 
n
 
gas'troscopy
 
n

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gastroscope gas·tro·scope (gās'trə-skōp')
n.
An endoscope for examining the inner surface of the stomach.


gas'tro·scop'ic (-skŏp'ĭk) adj.
gas·tros'co·pist (gā-strŏs'kə-pĭst) n.
gas·tros'co·py (-kə-pē) n.
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