Definition of oesophagoscope in English:

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oesophagoscope

Pronunciation: /ɪˈsɒfəɡəˌskəʊp/
(US esophagoscope)

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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