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[en-duh-skohp] /ˈɛn dəˌskoʊp/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
a slender, tubular optical instrument used as a viewing system for examining an inner part of the body and, with an attached instrument, for biopsy or surgery.
a long slender medical instrument used for examining the interior of hollow organs including the lung, stomach, bladder, and bowel

endoscope en·do·scope (ěn’də-skōp’)
An instrument for examining visually the interior of a bodily canal or hollow organ such as the colon, bladder, or stomach.
en’do·scop’ic (-skŏp’ĭk) adj.
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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