arthroscope


ar·thro·scope

noun \ˈär-thrə-ˌskōp\

Definition of ARTHROSCOPE

:  a fiber-optic instrument surgically inserted through an incision near a joint (as the knee) and used to visually examine the joint interior
ar·thro·scop·ic \ˌär-thrə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective

First Known Use of ARTHROSCOPE

1925

ar·thro·scope

noun \ˈär-thrə-ˌskōp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ARTHROSCOPE

: an endoscope that is inserted through an incision near a joint (as the knee) and is used for the visual examination, diagnosis, and treatment of the interior of a joint

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