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

  • n. A flexible fiber-optic instrument used to view an object or area, such as a body cavity, that would otherwise be inaccessible.

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  • n. a flexible fibreoptic device for viewing otherwise inaccessible areas

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an instrument used to examine internal organs.

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

  • n. a flexible medical instrument involving fiber optics that is used to examine internal organs


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  • The increase in loss from operations during YTD 09 and Q2 09 is mainly attributable to: (i) initial production start-up cost related to our new videoscope products; (ii) initial sales and marketing expenses related to the launching of our videoscope family of products and building our sales force; (iii) higher research and development expenses related to the further development and expansion of our videoscope family of products and our new line of fiberscopes, both of which will be released within the next year; and (iv) increased operational expenses to support the anticipated growth of our production capacity for our videoscope and fiberscope products.



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