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proctoscope

 [prok´to-skōp]
a speculum or tubular instrument with illumination for inspecting the rectum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

proc·to·scope

(prok'tō-skōp),
A rectal speculum.
Synonym(s): rectoscope
[procto- + G. skopeō, to view]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

proc·to·scope

(prok'tŏ-skōp)
A rectal speculum.
Synonym(s): rectoscope.
[procto- + G. skopeō, to view]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Proctoscope

An instrument consisting of a thin tube with a light source, used to examine the inside of the rectum.
Mentioned in: Dysentery
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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A proctoscope with a wide bore was inserted into the anal canal to illuminate the hemorrhoid to be injected.
Similarly the findings by the surgeon were taken and patient was subjected to inspection, per rectal examination, proctoscope examination.
Patients were also asked to grade the degree of pain experienced during injection of local anesthetic, introduction of the proctoscope and the surgery itself.
However we used suturing anoscope (Fig 1) instead of the beak proctoscope used by Tagariello Carlo (1).