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gastroscope

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noun gas·tro·scope \ˈgas-trə-ˌskōp\

Definition of gastroscope

  1. :  an endoscope for viewing the interior of the stomach

gas·tro·scop·ic play \ˌgas-trə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective
gas·tros·co·pist play \ga-ˈsträs-kə-pist\ noun
gas·tros·co·py play \-pē\ noun


Origin of gastroscope

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1888


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gastroscope

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noun gas·tro·scope \ˈgas-trə-ˌskōp\

Medical Definition of gastroscope

  1. :  an endoscope for inspecting the interior of the stomach

  2. gas·tro·scop·ic \ˌgas-trə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective
    gas·tros·co·pist \ga-ˈsträs-kə-pəst\play noun
    gas·tros·co·py \-pē\play noun, plural gas·tros·co·pies




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