ureteroscope

ureteroscope

 [u-re´ter-o-skōp″]
a fiberoptic endoscope used in ureteroscopy.

u·re·ter·o·scope

(yū-rē'tĕr-ō-skōp),
An optic device passed in a retrograde fashion through the bladder up into the ureter to inspect the ureteral lumen and kidney collecting system.

ureteroscope

(ū-rē′tĕr-ō-skōp″)
A rigid or flexible endoscope used to examine and treat diseases of the urinary bladder or ureters. Ureteroscopes are inserted into the urethra and advanced upward toward the kidneys. They can be used to biopsy suspicious lesions or remove urinary stones lodged in the ureters.
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