arthroscopy

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arthroscopy ar·thros·co·py (är-thrŏs'kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the interior of a joint using an endoscope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision. Also called arthroendoscopy.


ar'thro·scope' (är'thrə-skōp') n.
ar'thro·scop'ic (-skŏp'ĭk) adj.
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