arthroscope

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noun ar·thro·scope \ˈär-thrə-ˌskōp\

Definition of arthroscope

  1. :  a fiber-optic instrument surgically inserted through an incision near a joint (as the knee) and used to visually examine the joint interior

arthroscopic

play \ˌär-thrə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective

1925

First Known Use of arthroscope

1925


Medical Dictionary

arthroscope

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noun ar·thro·scope \ˈär-thrə-ˌskōp\

Medical Definition of arthroscope

  1. :  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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