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urethroscope

[yoo-ree-thruh-skohp] /yʊˈri θrəˌskoʊp/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
an apparatus for observing the urethra.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; urethro- + -scope
Related forms
urethroscopic
[yoo-ree-thruh-skop-ik] /yʊˌri θrəˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for urethroscopic

urethroscope

/jʊˈriːθrəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
a medical instrument for examining the urethra
Derived Forms
urethroscopic (jʊˌriːθrəˈskɒpɪk) adjective
urethroscopy (ˌjʊərɪˈθrɒskəpɪ) noun
Word Origin
C20: see urethra, -scope
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urethroscopic in Medicine

urethroscope u·re·thro·scope (yu-rē'thrə-skōp')
n.
An instrument for examining the interior of the urethra.


u·re'thro·scop'ic (-skŏp'ĭk) adj.
u're·thros'co·py (yur'ə-thrŏs'kə-pē) n.
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