[ gas-truh-skohp ]
/ ˈgæs trəˌskoʊp /

noun Medicine/Medical.

a lighted flexible tubular instrument passed through the mouth for examining the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

Origin of gastroscope

First recorded in 1885–90; gastro- + -scope
Related formsgas·tro·scop·ic [gas-truh-skop-ik] /ˌgæs trəˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for gastroscope


/ (ˈɡæstrəˌskəʊp) /


a medical instrument for examining the interior of the stomach
Derived Formsgastroscopic (ˌɡæstrəˈskɒpɪk), adjectivegastroscopist (ɡæsˈtrɒskəpɪst), noungastroscopy, noun
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Medicine definitions for gastroscope


[ găstrə-skōp′ ]


An endoscope for examining the inner surface of the stomach.
Related formsgas′tro•scopic (-skŏpĭk) adj.gas•trosco•pist (gă-strŏskə-pĭst) n.gas•trosco•py (-kə-pē) n.
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