transvaginal scanning

transvaginal scanning

ultrasonography of the female pelvis with the transducer placed inside the vagina.

trans·vag·i·nal scan·ning

(trans-vaj'i-năl skan'ing)
Ultrasonography of the female pelvis with the transducer placed inside the vagina.
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