arthroscope

noun
ar·​thro·​scope | \ ˈär-thrə-ˌskōp How to pronounce arthroscope (audio) \

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

Other Words from arthroscope

arthroscopic \ ˌär-​thrə-​ˈskä-​pik How to pronounce arthroscopic (audio) \ adjective
arthroscopic surgery
arthroscopically \ ˌär-​thrə-​ˈskä-​pi-​k(-​ə)lē How to pronounce arthroscopically (audio) \ adverb
examine a joint arthroscopically

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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arthroscope

noun
ar·​thro·​scope | \ ˈär-thrə-ˌskōp How to pronounce arthroscope (audio) \

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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