duodenoscopy

duodenoscopy

 [doo″o-dĕ-nos´kah-pe]
examination of the duodenum by an endoscope.

du·o·de·nos·co·py

(dū'ō-dĕ-nos'kŏ-pē),
Inspection of the interior of the duodenum through an endoscope.
[duodeno- + G. skopeō, to examine]

duodenoscopy

(do͞o′ə-də-nŏs′kə-pē, do͞o-ŏd′n-ŏs′-)
n.
The examination of the interior of the duodenum through an endoscope.

duodenoscopy

[do̅o̅′ədənos′kəpē]
the visual examination of the duodenum by means of an endoscope.

du·o·de·nos·co·py

(dū'ō-dĕ-nos'kŏ-pē)
Inspection of the interior of the duodenum through an endoscope.
[duodeno- + G. skopeō, to examine]

duodenoscopy

Direct examination of the interior of the DUODENUM by means of a fibreoptic, steerable ENDOSCOPE. This is valuable in the diagnosis of DUODENAL ULCER and of cancer affecting the head of the PANCREAS or the region of the entrance of the bile and pancreatic ducts (the ampulla of Vater).

duodenoscopy

examination of the duodenum by an endoscope.
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