urethroscope

[yoo-ree-thruh-skohp]

Origin of urethroscope

First recorded in 1865–70; urethro- + -scope
Related formsu·re·thro·scop·ic [yoo-ree-thruh-skop-ik] /yʊˌri θrəˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for urethroscope

urethroscope

noun
  1. a medical instrument for examining the urethra
Derived Formsurethroscopic (jʊˌriːθrəˈskɒpɪk), adjectiveurethroscopy (ˌjʊərɪˈθrɒskəpɪ), noun

Word Origin for urethroscope

C20: see urethra, -scope
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urethroscope in Medicine

urethroscope

[yu-rēthrə-skōp′]
n.
  1. An instrument for examining the interior of the urethra.
Related formsu•re′thro•scopic (-skŏpĭk) adj.u′re•throsco•py (yur′ə-thrŏskə-pē) n.
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