from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tubular instrument equipped with a light and used to examine the interior of the urinary bladder and ureter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of endoscope used to examine the ureter and the bladder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hollow tube illuminated by an electric light, employed to bring into view the interior of the bladder.


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  • They may recommend a cystoscopy (examination of the bladder with an instrument called a cystoscope) and / or imaging study of the kidneys as well as follow-up with a urologist to complete the diagnostic evaluation for blood in the urine.

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  • A cystoscope which is used in kidney stone surgery called a Cystoscopy.

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  • According to the IG, a VA official disagreed with the finding and said it was only based on the fact that there was a typographical error in the hospital's paperwork that included the word "cystoscope" rather than the correct "colonoscope."


  • We had no knives, and no artery forceps, and not a stitch of catgut; but we had an oesophagoscope, and the very latest possible pattern of cystoscope, and a marvellous set of tools for plating fractures.

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  • By means of a sound the general topography of the urethra and bladder can be investigated; with the urethroscope the interior of the urethra can be illuminated and viewed directly; with the cystoscope the interior of the bladder is in a similar manner illuminated for visual examination.

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  • The idea had been suggested to me by the cystoscope which physicians use in order to look down one's throat, and I had calculated that by using three mirrors placed at proper angles, I could easily reflect rays down to the level of my eye.

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  • Patients were randomised to receive a physician-administered single treatment of placebo, 200 or 300 Units of BOTOX┬« injected as one procedure into the detrusor muscle using a rigid or flexible cystoscope.

  • The male and female tract, shows were a cystoscope is inserted.

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  • The standard method of injecting a bulking agent is through a needle, which is inserted in different positions with the assistance of a cystoscope - a slender, tube-like instrument that allows the surgeon to view the urethral area.

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  • In the study phases, which are ongoing, 29 women (mean age of 49.5), whose stress urinary incontinence symptoms had not improved within a year of standard therapy, received cystoscope-assisted periurethral cell injections. - latest science and technology news stories


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