hysteroscope

noun
hys·​ter·​o·​scope | \ ˈhi-stə-rō-ˌskōp How to pronounce hysteroscope (audio) \

Definition of hysteroscope

: an endoscope used for hysteroscopy

Examples of hysteroscope in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During a hysteroscopic polypectomy, the surgeon inserts a thin, lighted, telescope-like tube (called a hysteroscope) to access the uterus through the cervix, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) explains. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 13 Aug. 2021 Then the surgeon can insert other tools through the hysteroscope to remove the polyps. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 13 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of hysteroscope

1852, in the meaning defined above

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“Hysteroscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hysteroscope. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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hysteroscope

noun
hys·​ter·​o·​scope | \ ˈhis-tə-rō-ˌskōp How to pronounce hysteroscope (audio) \

Medical Definition of hysteroscope

: an endoscope used for the visual examination of the cervix and interior of the uterus

Other Words from hysteroscope

hysteroscopic \ ˌhis-​tə-​rō-​ˈskäp-​ik How to pronounce hysteroscope (audio) \ adjective
hysteroscopy \ ˌhis-​tə-​ˈräs-​kə-​pē How to pronounce hysteroscope (audio) \ noun, plural hysteroscopies

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