A procedure to see inside the uterus (the womb) using a viewing tube that is inserted into the vagina up through the cervix into the uterus.
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Visual instrumental inspection of the uterine cavity. SYN: uteroscopy.

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hys·ter·os·co·py (his″tər-osґkə-pe) inspection of the interior of the uterus with an endoscope.

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