a slender, cylindrical instrument for examining the interior of the urinary bladder and for the introduction of medication therein.
Origin of cystoscope
Related formscys·to·scop·ic [sis-tuh-skop-ik] /ˌsɪs təˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectivecys·tos·co·pist [si-stos-kuh-pist] /sɪˈstɒs kə pɪst/, noun
First recorded in 1885–90; cysto-
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Historical Examples of cystoscope
The cystoscope was then introduced into the bladder, and the current turned on.
The image seen through the cystoscope is an inverted image, but right and left are not transposed.
It represents the position of the tumor and cystoscope when the best view of it was obtained.
The source of the light (Mignon lamp) is cemented in a silver capsule, which is screwed into the distal end of the cystoscope.
Further confirmation may be obtained by the help of the X-rays, or, in the adult, by using a cystoscope.
British Dictionary definitions for cystoscope
Derived Formscystoscopic (ˌsɪstəˈskɒpɪk), adjectivecystoscopy (sɪsˈtɒskəpɪ), noun
a slender tubular medical instrument for examining the interior of the urethra and urinary bladder
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Related formscys′to•scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
A tubular instrument equipped with a light and used to examine the interior of the urinary bladder and ureter.lithoscope
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