esophagoscope


esophagoscope
n. (Medicine) oesophagoscope, endoscope used to examine the inside of the esophagus

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Esophagoscopy — Examination of the esophagus using a thin, lighted instrument. * * * Inspection of the interior of the esophagus by means of an endoscope. [esophagus + G. skopeo, to examine] * * * esoph·a·gos·co·py or chiefly Brit oe·soph·a·gos·co·py i .säf ə… …   Medical dictionary


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