arthroscope

noun ar·thro·scope \ ˈär-thrə-ˌskōp \

Definition of arthroscope

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

arthroscopic

play \ˌär-thrə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective
    • arthroscopic surgery

arthroscopically

play \ˌär-thrə-ˈskä-pi-k(-ə)lē\ adverb
    • examine a joint arthroscopically

First Known Use of arthroscope

1925

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arthroscope

noun ar·thro·scope \ ˈär-thrə-ˌskōp \

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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