Definition of video pill in English:

video pill

Syllabification: vid·e·o pill


A capsule containing a tiny camera that, when swallowed, transmits photographs of the stomach and intestines to a recording device: video pills can be used to diagnose ulcers Also called capsule endoscope.
More example sentences
  • A study of 57 healthy people found the video pill can safely pass through the digestive tract.
  • And what happens to that marvelous, miniature video pill once its fantastic voyage is completed?
  • Because it is new, the video pill is mostly used after conventional tests have failed.

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