endoscopic

adjective
en·​do·​scop·​ic | \ ˌen-də-ˈskä-pik How to pronounce endoscopic (audio) \

Definition of endoscopic

: of, relating to, or performed by means of an endoscope or endoscopy

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Other Words from endoscopic

endoscopically \ ˌen-​də-​ˈskä-​pi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce endoscopic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of endoscopic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nevertheless, in the next few years the tiny lenses will probably make their way into smaller, easier-to-manufacture sensors, diagnostic tools such as endoscopic imaging devices, and optical fibers. Scientific American, "Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2019," 1 Dec. 2019 Nevertheless, in the next few years the tiny lenses will probably make their way into smaller, easier-to-manufacture sensors, diagnostic tools such as endoscopic imaging devices, and optical fibers. Scientific American, "Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2019," 1 Dec. 2019 Nevertheless, in the next few years the tiny lenses will probably make their way into smaller, easier-to-manufacture sensors, diagnostic tools such as endoscopic imaging devices, and optical fibers. Scientific American, "Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2019," 1 Dec. 2019 Nevertheless, in the next few years the tiny lenses will probably make their way into smaller, easier-to-manufacture sensors, diagnostic tools such as endoscopic imaging devices, and optical fibers. Scientific American, "Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2019," 1 Dec. 2019 Nevertheless, in the next few years the tiny lenses will probably make their way into smaller, easier-to-manufacture sensors, diagnostic tools such as endoscopic imaging devices, and optical fibers. Scientific American, "Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2019," 1 Dec. 2019 Nevertheless, in the next few years the tiny lenses will probably make their way into smaller, easier-to-manufacture sensors, diagnostic tools such as endoscopic imaging devices, and optical fibers. Scientific American, "Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2019," 1 Dec. 2019 Nevertheless, in the next few years the tiny lenses will probably make their way into smaller, easier-to-manufacture sensors, diagnostic tools such as endoscopic imaging devices, and optical fibers. Scientific American, "Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2019," 1 Dec. 2019 The procedure, called endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, is used to diagnose and treat diseases of the pancreas, bile duct and gallbladder, such as life-threatening jaundice, tumors, blocked bile ducts and stones. Roni Caryn Rabin, New York Times, "These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize," 6 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of endoscopic

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Endoscopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endoscopic. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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endoscopic

adjective
en·​do·​scop·​ic | \ ˌen-də-ˈskäp-ik How to pronounce endoscopic (audio) \

Medical Definition of endoscopic

: of, relating to, or performed by means of an endoscope or endoscopy … patients with jaundice in whom an endoscopic stent is required to relieve obstruction.— Manuel Hidalgo, The New England Journal of Medicine, 29 Apr. 2010

Other Words from endoscopic

endoscopically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce endoscopic (audio) \ adverb

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