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1. arthroscopy

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.

Synonyms

  • operation
  • surgical process
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

Etymology

  • -scopy (English)
  • σκοπέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • arthro- (English)
  • ἄρθρον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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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.

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