Endoscopic Instrument Stopcock

An item connected to the water supply and drainage facilities of an endoscopic instrument sheath. It controls and/or stops the flow of a fluid by manual rotation of a ported plug within a suitable ported seat. It is used for irrigation and drainage during endoscopic procedures.

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