en|dos|co|py [ en`daskəpi ] noun count or uncount MEDICAL
a medical operation in which an ENDOSCOPE (=a very small camera on a long thin tube) is put into someone's body to examine inside it

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Endoscopy — En*dos co*py, n. (Med.) The art or process of examination or treatment by means of an endoscope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endoscopy — 1861, from ENDO (Cf. endo ) + oscopy (see SCOPE (Cf. scope)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Endoscopy — For the notion in mathematics introduced by Langlands, see Endoscopic group. Endoscopy Intervention An example of a flexible endoscope MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Endoscopy — Ein Endoskop (griechisch ἔνδον éndon ‚innen‘; σκοπεῖν skopein ‚beobachten‘) ist ein Gerät, mit dem das Innere von lebenden Organismen, aber auch technischen Hohlräumen untersucht oder gar manipuliert werden kann. Ursprünglich für die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • endoscopy — /en dos keuh pee/, n., pl. endoscopies. an examination by means of an endoscope. [ENDO + SCOPY] * * * Examination of the body s interior through an instrument inserted into a natural opening or an incision, usually as an outpatient procedure.… …   Universalium

  • endoscopy — UK [enˈdɒskəpɪ] / US [enˈdɑskəpɪ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms endoscopy : singular endoscopy plural endoscopies medical a medical operation in which an endoscope (= a very small camera on a long thin tube) is put into someone s body… …   English dictionary

  • endoscopy — noun see endoscope …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endoscopy — noun the examination of a bodily orifice, canal or organ using an endoscope …   Wiktionary

  • endoscopy — Examination of the interior of a canal or hollow viscus by means of a special instrument, such as an endoscope. [see endoscope] peroral e. visual examination of interior …   Medical dictionary

  • endoscopy — en|dos|co|py [enˈdɔskəpi US ˈda: ] n [U] medical the medical examination of the inside of the body, using an endoscope …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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