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mediastinoscopy

Pronunciation: me'de-as'ti-nos'ko-pe

Definition: Endoscopic examination of the mediastinum through a suprasternal incision, usually for biopsy of paratracheal lymph nodes.

[mediastinum + G. skopeo, to view]

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