hys·​ter·​os·​co·​py | \ ˌhi-stə-ˈrä-skə-pē How to pronounce hysteroscopy (audio) \
plural hysteroscopies

Definition of hysteroscopy

: visual examination of the cervix and interior of the uterus with an endoscope

Other Words from hysteroscopy

hysteroscopic \ ˌhi-​stə-​rō-​ˈskä-​pik How to pronounce hysteroscopy (audio) \ adjective

Examples of hysteroscopy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Without insurance, the fees for the hysteroscopy and D&C alone would have amounted to over $30,000. Adeline Chen, CNN, 7 May 2022 There was no mention of a hysteroscopy, let alone basic ultrasound. Sarah N. Lynch, Health.com, 15 Oct. 2021 If operative hysteroscopy is not possible, then Dr. Robinson suggests the next-best option would be a suction curettage. Sarah N. Lynch, Health.com, 15 Oct. 2021 Within days, Perwaiz claimed to have done several office procedures, including a hysteroscopy and a colposcopy. Washington Post, 27 Oct. 2020 Charging documents allege Perwaiz’s volume of in-office hysteroscopies — a procedure that involves examining the uterus and cervix with a thin, lighted tube — far outpaced that of his colleagues. Katie Mettler, Washington Post, 21 Nov. 2019 Wang uses these techniques to help patients through hysteroscopies (inspections of the uterus), hysterosalpingograms (tests for blocked fallopian tubes), egg retrievals and transfers. Katharine Gammon, New York Times, 17 Apr. 2020 The next-leading provider performed six hysteroscopies in the same time frame. Katie Mettler, Washington Post, 21 Nov. 2019 Charging documents allege Perwaiz’s volume of in-office hysteroscopies far outpaced his colleagues. Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of hysteroscopy

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Hysteroscopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hysteroscopy. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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