noun Medicine/Medical.

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

Origin of cystoscope

First recorded in 1885–90; cysto- + -scope
Related formscys·to·scop·ic [sis-tuh-skop-ik] /ˌsɪs təˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectivecys·tos·co·pist [si-stos-kuh-pist] /sɪˈstɒs kə pɪst/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a slender tubular medical instrument for examining the interior of the urethra and urinary bladder
Derived Formscystoscopic (ˌsɪstəˈskɒpɪk), adjectivecystoscopy (sɪsˈtɒskəpɪ), noun
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cystoscope in Medicine




A tubular instrument equipped with a light and used to examine the interior of the urinary bladder and ureter.lithoscope
Related formscys′to•scopic (-skŏpĭk) adj.
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