A thin, tube-like instrument used to look inside the bladder and urethra. A cystoscope has a light and a lens for viewing and may have a tool to remove tissue.

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  • cystoscope — [ sistɔskɔp ] n. m. • 1842; de cysto et scope ♦ Instrument permettant d examiner l intérieur de la vessie. ● cystoscope nom masculin Endoscope permettant d examiner l intérieur de la vessie. cystoscope n. m. MED Instrument qui permet d explorer… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cystoscope — [sis′tə skōp΄] n. [ CYSTO + SCOPE] an instrument for visually examining the interior of the urinary bladder vt. cystoscoped, cystoscoping to examine with a cystoscope cystoscopic [sis΄təskäp′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Cystoscope — An optical instrument (a scope) that is inserted through the urethra into the bladder. A cystoscope has two ports. Aside from the optical port that permits one to see inside the bladder, there is an additional port in the instrument for insertion …   Medical dictionary

  • cystoscope — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1889 a rigid endoscope for inspecting and passing instruments into the urethra and bladder • cystoscopic adjective • cystoscopy noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • CYSTOSCOPE — n. m. T. de Chirurgie Instrument qui sert à explorer la vessie …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • cystoscope — cystoscopic /sis teuh skop ik/, adj. cystoscopist /si stos keuh pist/, n. /sis teuh skohp /, n. Med. a slender, cylindrical instrument for examining the interior of the urinary bladder and for the introduction of medication therein. [1885 90;… …   Universalium

  • cystoscope — noun A form of endoscope used to examine the ureter and the bladder. See Also: cystoscopy …   Wiktionary

  • cystoscope — instrument for examining the bladder Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cystoscope — cys·to·scope || sɪstÉ™skəʊp n. instrument for examining the interior of the urinary bladder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cystoscope — [ sɪstəskəʊp] noun Medicine an instrument inserted into the urethra for examining the urinary bladder. Derivatives cystoscopic adjective cystoscopy noun …   English new terms dictionary

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