An instrument which is either fiberoptic or video that is used in endoscopic examinations of the stomach and duodenum.
A gastroduodenoscope can be end-viewing (looking forward) or side-viewing (looking to one side). The side-viewing instruments are used for the cannulation (medical tube) of the pancreas and bile duct.
Cannulation refers to a flexible tube with a sharp-pointed part at one end which is inserted into a duct, vein, or cavity in order to drain away fluid or to administer drugs.
1. A type of endoscope for visually examining the stomach.
2. An instrument passed through the mouth and used to examine the interior of the stomach, consisting of a flexible tube that contains optical fibers coupled to an eyepiece with a light source.
1. Fortune-telling by means of a laugh or laughter.
2. Divination by means of or involving laughter or interpreting how a person laughs.
The examination, or analysis, of soil.
gerascophobia, gerasophobia, gerontophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
An aversion of growing old: Gerascophobia is based on anxieties of being left alone, of being without resources, and of being incapable of caring for oneself both physically and intellectually.
Diagnostic medical inspection of the tongue.
An apparatus containing a magnifying lens arranged for viewing engravings, photographs, etc.
, more gymnoscopic, most gymnoscopic
A reference to someone who has a desire to see bare or unclothed bodies: After getting to know her boyfriend better, Janet found out that he behaved in a gymnoscopic way, wanting especially to watch late movies on TV which were showing nude actresses.
1. An apparatus consisting of a rotating wheel so mounted that its axis can turn freely in certain or all directions, and capable of maintaining the same absolute direction in space in spite of movements of the mountings and surrounding parts.
2. Used to maintain equilibrium, to determine direction, etc.
Having the characteristics of a gyroscope.
A narrow opening in an interior wall of a church that allows members of the congregation seated at the sides to see the altar.
An instrument that presents two separate views to the eyes so both of the views may be seen as one integrated view.
It is used to measure, to test, or to stimulate various binocular functions.
A reference to an instrument that presents separate views to each eye so that they may be seen as one integrated view.
The perception of two separate images, presented separately to the eyes by a stereoscopic device.
The use of an instrument in the laboratory to study various aspects of binocular vision.
It presents separate fields of view to the two eyes while allowing changes in convergence or accommodation of one or both eyes, as well as providing for controls of color, and the intensity or size of the target and field.
Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "appear, visible, visual, manifest, show, see, reveal, look":