colposcopy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. col·pos·co·pies
Examination of the vaginal and cervical epithelia by means of a colposcope.
Origin: Greek kolpos, vagina, womb + -scopy.
colposcopy - Medical Definition
Coldoscopic examination of the vaginal and cervical epithelia.
Variant of colposcope
a magnifying instrument used in a medical examination of the vagina and cervix, esp. for detecting cancer