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colonoscope

 [ko-lon´o-skōp]
an elongated flexible fiberoptic endoscope which permits visual examination of the entire colon.

co·lon·o·scope

(kō-lon'ō-skōp),
A long, flexible fiberoptic endoscope.

colonoscope

(kō-lŏn′ə-skōp′, kə-)
n.
A long flexible endoscope, often equipped with a device for obtaining tissue samples, that is used for visual examination of the colon. Also called coloscope.

colonoscope

[kō′lənōskōp′]
Etymology: Gk, kolon + skopein, to watch
a long, flexible endoscope, usually fiberoptic, that permits examination of the interior of the entire colon. See also endoscope.

colonoscope

GI disease A flexible lighted fiberoptic endoscope inserted per rectum to perform colonoscopy, which is equipped with optics to allow the examiner to see and photograph the mucosa, and channels for obtaining a biopsy, or to spritz air through the colonoscope to improve visualization. See Colonoscopy. Cf Virtual colonoscopy.

co·lon·o·scope

(kō-lon'ŏ-skōp)
An elongated endoscope, usually fiberoptic, used to examine the colon.

Colonoscope

A thin, flexible, hollow, lighted tube that in inserted through the rectum into the colon to enable the doctor to view the entire lining of the colon.
Mentioned in: Colonoscopy

colonoscope

an elongated flexible fiberoptic endoscope which permits visual examination of the lining of the entire colon.
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