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colposcope

 [kol´po-skōp]
1. an instrument for examining the vulva, vagina, and cervix by means of a magnifying lens and a bright light, used to identify abnormal epithelium that warrants biopsy and to evaluate the cervix following a Pap smear.
2. vaginoscope. adj., adj colposcop´ic.

col·po·scope

(kol'pō-skōp),
Endoscopic instrument that magnifies cells of the vagina and cervix in vivo to allow direct observation and study of these tissues.

colposcope

/col·po·scope/ (kol´pah-skōp) vaginoscope; a speculum for examining the vagina and cervix using a magnifying lens.

colposcope

(kŏl′pə-skōp′)
n.
An endoscopic instrument that allows direct observation of the epithelia of the vagina and cervix.

col′po·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.

colposcope

[kol′pəskōp]
a lighted instrument with lenses for direct examination of the surfaces of the vagina and cervix.

col·po·scope

(kol'pŏ-skōp)
Endoscopic instrument that magnifies cells of the vagina and cervix in vivo to allow direct observation and study of these tissues.

Colposcope

An instrument used for examination of the vagina and cervix. Part of the instrument includes a magnifying lens for better visualization.
Mentioned in: Vulvar Cancer

colposcope

a speculum for examining the vagina and cervix by means of a magnifying lens.
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A device such as the integrated inserter and colposcope could potentially be purchased over the counter at a local pharmacy and used for "self-checkups," or used in clinics to facilitate a more comfortable, patient-friendly approach to exams here in the United States, she said in an interview.
s DySIS Colposcope has been recognised as an approved advanced technology by the NHS Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP) in the latest UK National Colposcopy Guidelines, the company said on Monday.
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