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oesophagoscope

Line breaks: oe¦sopha¦go|scope
Pronunciation: /ɪˈsɒfəɡəˌskəʊp
 
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(US esophagoscope)

Definition of oesophagoscope in English:

noun

An instrument for the inspection or treatment of the oesophagus.
Example sentences
  • Retrieval of the safety pin from the stomach was performed by passing a rigid oesophagoscope into the stomach.
  • The rigid oesophagoscope has been in use in one form or another since its introduction in 1881.

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