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gastroscope

[gas-truh-skohp] /ˈgæs trəˌskoʊp/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
a lighted flexible tubular instrument passed through the mouth for examining the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; gastro- + -scope
Related forms
gastroscopic
[gas-truh-skop-ik] /ˌgæs trəˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gastroscope

gastroscope

/ˈɡæstrəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
a medical instrument for examining the interior of the stomach
Derived Forms
gastroscopic (ˌɡæstrəˈskɒpɪk) adjective
gastroscopist (ɡæsˈtrɒskəpɪst) noun
gastroscopy, noun
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gastroscope in Medicine

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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