gastroscope

noun

gas·​tro·​scope ˈga-strə-ˌskōp How to pronounce gastroscope (audio)
: an endoscope for viewing the interior of the stomach
gastroscopic adjective
gastroscopist noun
gastroscopy noun

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gastroscope was in 1888

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“Gastroscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gastroscope. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

gastroscope

noun
gas·​tro·​scope ˈgas-trə-ˌskōp How to pronounce gastroscope (audio)
: an endoscope for inspecting the interior of the stomach
gastroscopic adjective
gastroscopist noun
gastroscopy noun
plural gastroscopies

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