Definitions

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  • n. the examination of a bodily orifice, canal or organ using an endoscope

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art or process of examination or treatment by means of an endoscope.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inspection of the interior of any cavity or canal of the body.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. visual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope

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Examples

  • A research team lead by Professor Peter Malfertheiner, evaluated prospectively the changes in quality of life (QOL) in ten HV during a long-term endoscopy-based study.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Wakefield, on the other hand, was anything but discouraging: He suggested that Michelle have a pediatric gastroenterologist perform an endoscopy, which is an invasive surgical procedure during which a fiber-optic camera is threaded up the rectum or down the mouth and through the maze of the gastrointestinal tract.

    The Panic Virus

  • Screening for esophageal cancer, called endoscopy, involves placing a tube with a small camera down the throat to look for tumors.

    For most, chronic heartburn not a big risk for esophageal cancer

  • She thinks I should have a test called an endoscopy.

    The Owl and Moon Cafe

  • If your liver biopsy shows that you have severe scarring (cirrhosis), or if your CAT scan suggests features of cirrhosis (such as a distorted, nodular liver, an enlarged spleen, ascites, and prominent veins around your liver and spleen), your liver specialist will recommend that you undergo a test called endoscopy.

    DR. SANJIV CHOPRA’S LIVER BOOK

  • Use of a minimally invasive technique called endoscopy to detect lung cancer may be more effective than more complicated and invasive standard procedures.

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  • "Many of the causes of poor performance are related to the respiratory system and a technique called endoscopy, in which a small camera is introduced through the nose and into the airways of the horse, is frequently used to diagnose disease affecting this area," he said.

    Horsetalk.co.nz Headlines

  • Many of the causes of poor performance are related to the respiratory system, and a technique called endoscopy, in which a small camera is introduced through the nose and into the airways of the horse, is frequently used to diagnose disease affecting this area.

    TheHorse.com News

  • Technicians are checking the structural soundness of the walls with the kind of endoscopy equipment used by doctors on human patients.

    To Rise From The Ashes

  • Physician reimbursement always seems to be a place to shave costs, but when the costs of education and the number of hours of work, office overhead and malpractice insurance costs are factored in, reimbursement may be one reason many students choose fields with "gimmicks" that make time more valuable such as endoscopy and surgery.

    Future Direction of American Health Care

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