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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Visual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of a specialized instrument

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  • Screening for esophageal cancer, called endoscopy, involves placing a tube with a small camera down the throat to look for tumors.
  • Technicians are checking the structural soundness of the walls with the kind of endoscopy equipment used by doctors on human patients.
  • Other techniques such as endoscopy, thermal testing and possibly an MRI scan will be tried first.
  • The diagnosis of Crohn's disease is often accomplished through invasive diagnostic tests, such as endoscopy and histology. for more
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