cholangioscopy

chol·an·gi·os·co·py

(kō-lan'jē-os'kŏ-pē),
Visual examination of bile ducts using a fiberoptic endoscope.
[chol- + G. angeion, vessel, + skopeō, to examine]

cholangioscopy

(kō-lăn′jē-ŏs′kə-pē)
n.
The examination of bile ducts using a cystoscope or fiberoptic endoscope.

cholangioscopy

[kōlan′jē·os′kəpē]
direct examination of the bile ducts with a fiberoptic endoscope.

chol·an·gi·os·co·py

(kō-lan'jē-os'kŏ-pē)
Visual examination of bile ducts using a fiberoptic endoscope.
[chol- + G. angeion, vessel, + skopeō, to examine]
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