cystoscopy

[ si-stos-kuh-pee ]
/ sɪˈstɒs kə pi /

noun, plural cys·tos·co·pies. Medicine/Medical.

an examination by means of a cystoscope.

Origin of cystoscopy

First recorded in 1905–10; cysto- + -scopy
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Word Origin and History for cystoscopy

cystoscopy


n.

1910, from Greek kystis "bladder, pouch" + -oscopy (see -scope).

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