TITLE

Gastroscope

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Gastroscope, a medical instrument used to examine the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (the upper part of the small intestine); it is more precisely called an esophagogastroduodenoscope. The gastroscope is a type of endoscope, a cable- or tube-like instrument that transmits light and images, usually through fibers made of glass or plastic.
ACCESSION #
37309440

 

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