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urethroscope

[ yoo-ree-thruh-skohp ]
/ yʊˈri θrəˌskoʊp /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
an apparatus for observing the urethra.
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Origin of urethroscope

First recorded in 1865–70; urethro- + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM urethroscope

u·re·thro·scop·ic [yoo-ree-thruh-skop-ik], /yʊˌri θrəˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for urethroscope

urethroscope
/ (jʊˈriːθrəˌskəʊp) /

noun
a medical instrument for examining the urethra

Derived forms of urethroscope

urethroscopic (jʊˌriːθrəˈskɒpɪk), adjectiveurethroscopy (ˌjʊərɪˈθrɒskəpɪ), noun

Word Origin for urethroscope

C20: see urethra, -scope
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