Definition of gastroscopy in English:

gastroscopy

noun

  • See gastroscope

    • ‘Current applications of virtual reality in preoperative diagnostics include gastroscopy, bronchoscopy, and colonoscopy.’
    • ‘To determine the source of gastrointestinal bleeding he underwent gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and barium studies on 26 and 28 March and 1 April, respectively.’
    • ‘The following day, a gastroscopy and colonoscopy were performed.’
    • ‘The results of gastroscopy and duodenal biopsy were normal.’
    • ‘Peptic ulcers may also be diagnosed by a procedure called a gastroscopy (or upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy).’

Pronunciation

gastroscopy

/ɡaˈstrɒskəpi/