resectoscope

noun

re·​sec·​to·​scope ri-ˈsek-tə-ˌskōp How to pronounce resectoscope (audio)
: an instrument consisting of a tubular fenestrated sheath with a sliding knife within it that is used for surgery within cavities (as of the prostate through the urethra)

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“Resectoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/resectoscope. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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