Definition of endoscopy in US English:

endoscopy

noun

Medicine
  • A procedure in which an instrument is introduced into the body to give a view of its internal parts.

    ‘an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed gastritis’
    ‘patients with alarm symptoms should undergo endoscopy’
    • ‘We agree that endoscopy should be considered in patients at an earlier age in areas with high prevalence of gastric cancer.’
    • ‘Patients who have had two consecutive endoscopies that show no dysplasia should undergo surveillance by endoscopy every three years.’
    • ‘In view of the abnormalities of the gastric wall, an upper endoscopy was performed.’
    • ‘To date, he has treated more than 2,000 patients using advanced endoscopy.’
    • ‘In addition, a strategy involving routine endoscopy would be a considerable burden to patients.’

Pronunciation

endoscopy

/enˈdäskəpē//ɛnˈdɑskəpi/