Menstrual Glossary A to Z


An endoscopic examination of the interior of the uterus. A hysteroscope is a very thin telescopic device that is inserted into the uterus. It allows a more complete inspection of the lining of the uterus and any abnormalities occurring inside the uterus, such as fibroid growths and polyps. Tissue may also be biopsied (a small sample taken for later microscopic examination and testing) through a hysteroscope.

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