gastroscope

noun
gas·​tro·​scope | \ ˈga-strə-ˌskōp How to pronounce gastroscope (audio) \

Definition of gastroscope

: an endoscope for viewing the interior of the stomach

Other Words from gastroscope

gastroscopic \ ˌga-​strə-​ˈskä-​pik How to pronounce gastroscope (audio) \ adjective
gastroscopist \ ga-​ˈsträ-​skə-​pist How to pronounce gastroscope (audio) \ noun
gastroscopy \ ga-​ˈsträ-​skə-​pē How to pronounce gastroscope (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of gastroscope

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Gastroscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gastroscope. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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gastroscope

noun
gas·​tro·​scope | \ ˈgas-trə-ˌskōp How to pronounce gastroscope (audio) \

Medical Definition of gastroscope

: an endoscope for inspecting the interior of the stomach

Other Words from gastroscope

gastroscopic \ ˌgas-​trə-​ˈskäp-​ik How to pronounce gastroscope (audio) \ adjective
gastroscopist \ ga-​ˈsträs-​kə-​pəst How to pronounce gastroscope (audio) \ noun
gastroscopy \ -​pē How to pronounce gastroscope (audio) \ noun, plural gastroscopies

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