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  • adj. of, or relating to endoscopy or an endoscope

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to endoscopy or an endoscope.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or effected by means of an endoscope.
  • In mathematics, viewing coefficients with reference to their internal constitution as composed of roots or other elements. Thus, the methods of Lagrange and Abel for resolving an equation are endoscopic.

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  • adj. of or relating to endoscopy


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