cystoscope

[ sis-tuh-skohp ]
/ ˈsɪs təˌskoʊp /

noun Medicine/Medical.

a slender, cylindrical instrument for examining the interior of the urinary bladder and for the introduction of medication therein.

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Origin of cystoscope

First recorded in 1885–90; cysto- + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM cystoscope

cys·to·scop·ic [sis-tuh-skop-ik], /ˌsɪs təˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectivecys·tos·co·pist [si-stos-kuh-pist], /sɪˈstɒs kə pɪst/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cystoscope

cystoscope
/ (ˈsɪstəˌskəʊp) /

noun

a slender tubular medical instrument for examining the interior of the urethra and urinary bladder

Derived forms of cystoscope

cystoscopic (ˌsɪstəˈskɒpɪk), adjectivecystoscopy (sɪsˈtɒskəpɪ), noun
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Medical definitions for cystoscope

cystoscope
[ sĭstə-skōp′ ]

n.

A tubular instrument equipped with a light and used to examine the interior of the urinary bladder and ureter.lithoscope

Other words from cystoscope

cys′to•scopic (-skŏpĭk) adj.
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