Definition of esophagoscope in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈsäfəɡəˌskōp/


An instrument for the inspection or treatment of the esophagus.
Example sentences
  • An esophagoscope is inserted through the mouth or nose and down the throat into the esophagus.
  • A foreign body of the esophagus is removed more safely with a rigid esophagoscope and under general anesthesia.

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Syllabification: e·soph·a·go·scope

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