proctosigmoidoscopy

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proctosigmoidoscopy

 [prok″to-sig″moi-dos´kah-pe]
examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon with the sigmoidoscope.

proc·to·sig·moi·dos·co·py

(prok'tō-sig'moy-dos'kŏ-pē),
Direct inspection through a sigmoidoscope of the rectum and sigmoid colon.
[procto- + sigmoid + G. skopeō, to view]

proctosigmoidoscopy

/proc·to·sig·moi·dos·co·py/ (-sig″moi-dos´ko-pe) examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon with the sigmoidoscope.

proctosigmoidoscopy

(prŏk′tō-sĭg′moi-dŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Direct inspection of the rectum and the sigmoid colon using a sigmoidoscope.

proctosigmoidoscopy

[prok′tōsig′moidos′kəpē]
Etymology: Gk, proktos + sigmoid + skopein, to view
the use of a sigmoidoscope to examine the internal lumen of the rectum and pelvic colon.

proctosigmoidoscopy

GI disease Examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon with a sigmoidoscope. See Proctology.

proc·to·sig·moi·dos·co·py

(prok'tō-sig'moyd-os'kŏ-pē)
Direct inspection through a sigmoidoscope of the rectum and sigmoid colon.
[procto- + sigmoid + G. skopeō, to view]

Proctosigmoidoscopy

A visual examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon using a sigmoidoscope.
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