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duodenoscope

noun du·o·de·no·scope \ ˌd(y)ü-ə-ˈdē-nə-ˌskōp \

medical Definition of duodenoscope

:a long, flexible endoscope that is inserted through the mouth and is used to visually examine and pass instruments into the duodenum
  • The FDA issued a “safety communication” … warning that the design of duodenoscopes used in procedures known as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, may impede effective cleaning.
  • —JoNel AlecciaThe Seattle Times20 Feb. 2015

duodenoscopy

play \ˌd(y)ü-ə-də-ˈnä-skə-pē\ noun plural duodenoscopies

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