an instrument for examining stained tissues of the cervix in situ.
Special microscope for direct visual examination of the cervical tissue.
colpomicroscope/col·po·mi·cro·scope/ (-mi´kro-skōp) an instrument for microscopic examination of the tissues of the cervix in situ.
colpomicroscope(kŏl″pō-mī′krō-skōp) [″ + mikros, small, + skopein, to view]
An instrument designed for the microscopic examination of the cervix. It has higher powers of magnification than a conventional colposcope.