noun. a minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision.
- surgical process
- surgical procedure
- major surgery
- serial operation
- asynchronous operation
- synchronous operation
- -scopy (English)
- σκοπέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- arthro- (English)
- ἄρθρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word arthroscopy
1. Noun, singular or mass
With knee arthroscopy, a tiny camera is inserted into the knee through a small incision.