gastroscopy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gastroscopy visual examination of the stomach by means of a gastroscope inserted through the esophagus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gastroscopy (Med) Examination of the abdomen or stomach, as with the gastroscope.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gastroscopy In medicine, an examination of the abdomen in order to detect disease.
    • n gastroscopy Inspection of the mucous membrane of the stomach by means of a gastroscope.
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Usage


In news:

Physicians at Mercy Hospital of Defiance are using a new system that features high-definition television (HDTV) for better, clearer images that aid in diagnosis during colonoscopy and gastroscopy.
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