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endoscopic examination of the colon, either transabdominally during laparotomy, or transanally by means of a colonoscope.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Visual examination of the inner surface of the colon by means of a colonoscope.
[colon + G. skopeō, to view]
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n. pl. colosco·pies
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