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duodenoscope

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

Medical Definition of duodenoscope

  1. :  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 Aleccia, The Seattle Times, 20 Feb. 2015

duodenoscopy

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

duodenoscopies


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