[gas-truh-skohp] /ˈgæs trəˌskoʊp/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
a lighted flexible tubular instrument passed through the mouth for examining the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
a medical instrument for examining the interior of the stomach

gastroscope gas·tro·scope (gās’trə-skōp’)
An endoscope for examining the inner surface of the stomach.
gas’tro·scop’ic (-skŏp’ĭk) adj.
gas·tros’co·pist (gā-strŏs’kə-pĭst) n.
gas·tros’co·py (-kə-pē) n.

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