hysteroscopy

noun
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

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Other Words from hysteroscopy

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

Examples of hysteroscopy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The next-leading provider performed six hysteroscopies in the same time frame. Katie Mettler, Washington Post, "Hundreds overwhelm FBI after OB/GYN is accused of needlessly removing womens’ uteruses," 21 Nov. 2019 Charging documents allege Perwaiz’s volume of in-office hysteroscopies far outpaced his colleagues. Washington Post, "An OB/GYN mutilated women with unnecessary hysterectomies, tube ties and ‘cleanouts,’ feds say," 11 Nov. 2019 The next leading provider performed six hysteroscopies in the same time frame. Washington Post, "An OB/GYN mutilated women with unnecessary hysterectomies, tube ties and ‘cleanouts,’ feds say," 11 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of hysteroscopy

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hysteroscopy was in 1928

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1 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Hysteroscopy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hysteroscopy. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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