endoscopic

adjective

en·​do·​scop·​ic ˌen-də-ˈskä-pik How to pronounce endoscopic (audio)
: of, relating to, or performed by means of an endoscope or endoscopy
endoscopically adverb

Examples of endoscopic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The doctor had another idea: endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty. Holly Logan, Verywell Health, 8 July 2024 It can be performed as an open release or an endoscopic release. Scott Sundick, Verywell Health, 3 June 2024 Additional testing will need to be conducted before endoscopic ablation can be approved for the general public. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024 Both doctors say the longevity of their endoscopic lifts rivals that of standard deep plane procedures and that complication rates and recovery periods are virtually identical. Jolene Edgar, Allure, 1 May 2024 And what a cornucopia of strange items are on offer: night vision sunglasses; an endoscopic camera light; a big toe straightener; and bionic leaf disguise uniform. Drew Bernstein, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 Kabba had an endoscopic gastric sleeve (ESG) four years ago and was able to lose almost 90 pounds, but ended up regaining around 35 of it. Taayoo Murray, Essence, 17 Jan. 2024 To see through it, experts X-rayed the stone and inserted an endoscopic camera inside, revealing the skeleton and personal items. Julia Binswanger, Smithsonian Magazine, 30 Oct. 2023 On December 11-12, Aaron underwent tracheostomy and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy procedures to insert a feeding tube into his stomach. Brian Metzler, Outside Online, 19 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of endoscopic was in 1865

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Cite this Entry

“Endoscopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endoscopic. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

endoscopic

adjective
en·​do·​scop·​ic ˌen-də-ˈskäp-ik How to pronounce endoscopic (audio)
: 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
endoscopically adverb
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