Definition of cystoscope in English:


Syllabification: cys·to·scope
Pronunciation: /ˈsistəˌskōp


An instrument inserted into the urethra for examining the urinary bladder.
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  • If a stone is lodged in the ureter, a flexible narrow instrument called a cystoscope can be passed up through the urethra and bladder.
  • About a half hour later, the physician examines the inside of the bladder with a cystoscope, using blue light instead of white light.
  • Endoscopy revealed prostatic urethral stenosis that precluded advancement of the cystoscope into the bladder.



Pronunciation: /ˌsistəˈskäpik/
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  • After a cystoscopic examination, a transurethral resection was performed.
  • Histologic findings in the cystectomy specimen were similar to the previous cystoscopic biopsy.
  • A cystoscopic biopsy of the midline anterior wall of the bladder revealed a mucinous adenocarcinoma, which was treated by wide partial cystectomy.


Pronunciation: /sisˈtäskəpē/
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  • Seventy-seven surgical procedures were performed, ranging from total abdominal hysterectomy to cystoscopy and stent placement.
  • A cystoscopy with transurethral resection of the tumor was performed.
  • After discussing this with the orthopedic surgeon, we agreed the surgeon would remain during the cystoscopy to help with positioning the patient into the lithotomy positioning device.

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