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proctoscope

 [prok´to-skōp]
a speculum or tubular instrument with illumination for inspecting the rectum.

proc·to·scope

(prok'tō-skōp),
A rectal speculum.
Synonym(s): rectoscope
[procto- + G. skopeō, to view]

proctoscope

/proc·to·scope/ (prok´to-skōp) a speculum or tubular instrument with illumination for inspecting the rectum.

proctoscope

(prŏk′tə-skōp′)
n.
An instrument consisting of a tube or speculum equipped with a light, used to examine the rectum.

proc′to·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
proc·tos′co·py (-tŏs′kə-pē) n.

proctoscope

[prok′təskōp′]
Etymology: Gk, proktos + skopein, to look
an instrument used to examine the rectum and the distal part of the colon. It consists of a light mounted on a tube or speculum. Compare sigmoidoscope.

proctoscope

Anoscope A rigid, 5-8 cm in length by 2 cm in diameter metal or plastic tube inserted per rectum to examine the anorectal mucosa

proc·to·scope

(prok'tŏ-skōp)
A rectal speculum.
Synonym(s): rectoscope.
[procto- + G. skopeō, to view]

Proctoscope

An instrument consisting of a thin tube with a light source, used to examine the inside of the rectum.
Mentioned in: Dysentery

proctoscope

a speculum or tubular instrument with illumination for inspecting the rectum.