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

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 The researchers trained their A.I. system on a dataset of 12,400 endoscopic images from five South Korean university hospitals. Jonathan Vanian, Fortune, 19 Apr. 2022 This blockage can interfere with the normal functioning of the tubes, leading to a pressure imbalance, Anthony Del Signore, MD, director of rhinology and endoscopic skull base surgery at Mount Sinai Union Square in New York City, tells SELF. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 30 Mar. 2022 Eventually, after three specialists and undergoing an endoscopic biopsy, he was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. al, 15 Mar. 2022 An example listed was performing an endoscopic exam without documenting an examination of the horse or communicating the treatment with the trainer or owner. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 23 Dec. 2021 After three specialists and an endoscopic biopsy, Mike was diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma — stomach cancer stage 4. Essence, 5 Oct. 2021 More severe bleeding may require endoscopic treatment. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 23 Apr. 2021 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, 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, 1 Dec. 2019 See More

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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 Jul. 2022.

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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

Other Words from endoscopic

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

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