Gastroscopy
Gastroscopy Gas*tros"co*py, n. (Med.) Examination of the abdomen or stomach, as with the gastroscope. [1913 Webster]

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  • gastroscopy — noun see gastroscope …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gastroscopy — /ga stros keuh pee/, n., pl. gastroscopies. Med. the examination with a gastroscope to detect disease. [1850 55; GASTRO + SCOPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • gastroscopy — noun An examination of esophagus, stomach and duodenum using endoscope. Syn: esophagogastroduodenoscopy …   Wiktionary

  • gastroscopy — Inspection of the interior of the stomach through an endoscope. * * * gas·tros·co·py (gas trosґkə pe) [gastro + scopy] inspection of the interior of the stomach by means of the gastroscope. gastroscopic adj …   Medical dictionary

  • gastroscopy — n. examination of the stomach by means of a gastroscope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gastroscopy — n. (Med.) Abdominoscopy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • gastroscopy — gas·tros·co·py …   English syllables

  • gastroscopy — /gæsˈtrɒskəpi/ (say gas troskuhpee) noun (plural gastroscopies) examination with a gastroscope to detect disease …   Australian English dictionary

  • gastroscopy — Examination of the inside of the stomach using a gastroscope passed through the mouth and esophagus. A gastroscope is a thin, tube like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • gastroscopy — noun visual examination of the stomach by means of a gastroscope inserted through the esophagus • Hypernyms: ↑endoscopy …   Useful english dictionary

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