gastroscopy

gastroscopy

[ga-stros-kuh-pee]
noun, plural gastroscopies. Medicine/Medical.
the examination with a gastroscope to detect disease.

Origin:
1850–55; gastro- + -scopy

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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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