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English definition of “arthroscopy”

arthroscopy

noun [C or U] uk   /ɑːˈθrɒs.kə.pi/ us    /ɑːrˈθrɑːs.kə.pi/ specialized
a type of surgery in which a very small hole is made in a person's body in order to look at a joint using a special instrument and sometimes to repair the joint at the same time: He is having an arthroscopy to remove debris in his knee.
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