Endoscopy



[en-dos-kuh-pee] /ɛnˈdɒs kə pi/

noun, plural endoscopies.
1.
an examination by means of an endoscope.
n.

1861, from endo- + -oscopy (see -scope).

endoscopy en·dos·co·py (ěn-dŏs’kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the interior of a canal or hollow organ by means of an endoscope.
en·dos’co·pist n.
endoscope
(ěn’də-skōp’)
A medical instrument used for visual examination of the interior of a body cavity or a hollow organ such as the colon, bladder, or stomach. It is a rigid or flexible tube fitted with lenses, a fiber-optic light source, and often a probe, forceps, suction device, or other apparatus for examination or retrieval of tissue.

endoscopy noun (ěn-dŏs’kə-pē)

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