gastroscope

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gastroscope

[′ga·strə‚skōp]
(medicine)
A hollow, tubular instrument used to examine the inside of the stomach by passage through the mouth and esophagus.
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One hundred thoroughbred horses in training were examined during the research and each one had an average of three gastroscopies over the course of the trial.
From next month, the centre will provide day surgery for hernias, varicose veins, minor skin problems and gastroscopies.
The centre, at Silverlink, North Tyneside, has been providing routine day surgery for hernias, varicose veins, minor skin problems and gastroscopies since May.