Glossary Term:

Title

resectoscope

Phonetic

re-<b>SEK</b>-tuh-<b>scope</b>

Description

instrument used in transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), allowing the surgeon to look at the prostatic urethra and nearby prostate tissue. See also prostate, prostatic urethra, transurethral resection of the prostate.