Definition of Gastroscopy

1. Noun. Visual examination of the stomach by means of a gastroscope inserted through the esophagus.

Generic synonyms: Endoscopy



Definition of Gastroscopy

1. n. Examination of the abdomen or stomach, as with the gastroscope.

Definition of Gastroscopy

1. Noun. An examination of esophagus, stomach and duodenum using endoscope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gastroscopy

1. [n -PIES]

Medical Definition of Gastroscopy

1. Examination of the abdomen or stomach, as with the gastroscope. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastroscopy

gastropulmonary
gastropylorectomy
gastropyloric
gastroraphy
gastrorrhagia
gastrorrhaphy
gastrorrhexis
gastrorrhoea
gastroschisis
gastroscope
gastroscopes
gastroscopic
gastroscopies
gastroscopist
gastroscopists
gastroscopy (current term)
gastrospasm
gastrospirillum
gastrospirillum hominis
gastrosplenic
gastrosplenic ligament
gastrosplenic omentum
gastrostaxis
gastrostege
gastrosteges
gastrostenosis
gastrostogavage
gastrostolavage
gastrostomies
gastrostomy

Literary usage of Gastroscopy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technic: A Manual of Practical Procedures by Albert Sidney Morrow (1921)
"gastroscopy gastroscopy consists in the insertion into the stomach of a stiff ... Furthermore, under direct view gastroscopy lesions may be palpated by ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"... cystoscope that retarded gastroscopy. The earnest and ingenious efforts of von Mikulicz, Rosenheim, ..."

3. Diseases of the Stomach by Franz Riegel (1903)
"Mikulicz' has done some very creditable work in introducing gastroscopy and in making it practical. ..."

4. Diseases of the stomach: Their Special Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment by John Conrad Hemmeter (1902)
"gastroscopy. Although the method and instruments for directly inspecting the interior of ... "gastroscopy is founded on the fact discovered by this author, ..."

5. Diseases of the stomach: Textbook for Practitioners and Students by Max Einhorn (1906)
"... of the medicaments, or for the removal of foreign bodies, whereas we would ordinarily get along with the more slender instrument. gastroscopy. ..."

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