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endoscope


endoscope

noun en·do·scope \ˈen-də-ˌskōp\

Definition of ENDOSCOPE

:  an illuminated usually fiber-optic flexible or rigid tubular instrument for visualizing the interior of a hollow organ or part (as the bladder or esophagus) for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes that typically has one or more channels to enable passage of instruments (as forceps or scissors)
en·dos·co·py \en-ˈdäs-kə-pē\ noun, plural en·dos·co·pies
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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