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metroscope

[me-truh-skohp, mee-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. an instrument for examining the cavity of the uterus.
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Origin of metroscope

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; metro-2 + -scope
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Historical Examples

  • It is the 'Metroscope,' 'an instrument for measuring inaccessible heights and distances, and for levelling.'

    Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Art

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metroscope in Medicine

metroscope

(mētrə-skōp′)
n.
  1. hysteroscope
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