Dictionary of the word “duodenoscopy”

Meaning of the word

The word “duodenoscopy” refers to a medical procedure consisting of introducing a flexible tube called duodenoscope into the duodenum, the first part of the small intestine. This procedure is performed to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal tract diseases, such as ulcers, tumors and obstructions.

Origin of the word

The word “duodenoscopy” originates in the Greek “duodenum” (duodenum) and “skopein” (observe). Therefore, its literal meaning is “observation of the duodenum”.

Word adverbs

There are no specific adverbs related to the word “duodenoscopy”.

Conjunctions of the word

There are no specific conjunctions related to the word “duodenoscopy”.

Synonyms of the word

Duodeno Endoscopy

Word Definitions

  1. Medical procedure that uses a duodenoscope to observe the duodenum.
  2. Endoscopic examination of the duodenum.

Phrases that the word applies

1. The doctor recommended a duodenoscopy to investigate the cause of my digestive symptoms.

2. Duodenoscopy is a safe and effective procedure to diagnose gastrointestinal tract diseases.

Examples of the word in text

The patient underwent a duodenoscopy to evaluate the presence of ulcers in the duodenum.

Duodenoscopy revealed the presence of a tumor in the duodenum, which was removed during the procedure.

Rhymes with the word

endoscopy, colonoscopy, gastroscopy, cystoscopy.

Anagrams with the word

Anagrams were not found with the word “duodenoscopy”.

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