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cystoscope

[sis-tuh-skohp] /ˈsɪs təˌskoʊp/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
a slender, cylindrical instrument for examining the interior of the urinary bladder and for the introduction of medication therein.
Origin of cystoscope
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; cysto- + -scope
Related forms
cystoscopic
[sis-tuh-skop-ik] /ˌsɪs təˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
cystoscopist
[si-stos-kuh-pist] /sɪˈstɒs kə pɪst/ (Show IPA),
noun
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cystoscope

/ˈsɪstəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
a slender tubular medical instrument for examining the interior of the urethra and urinary bladder
Derived Forms
cystoscopic (ˌsɪstəˈskɒpɪk) adjective
cystoscopy (sɪsˈtɒskəpɪ) noun
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cystoscope in Medicine

cystoscope cys·to·scope (sĭs'tə-skōp')
n.
A tubular instrument equipped with a light and used to examine the interior of the urinary bladder and ureter. Also called lithoscope.


cys'to·scop'ic (-skŏp'ĭk) adj.
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