Colonoscopy Definition

kōlə-nŏskə-pē
colonoscopies
noun
Examination of the colon with a colonoscope.
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other
Inspection of the interior surface of the colon with a flexible endoscope that is equipped to obtain tissue samples and inserted through the rectum.
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Other Word Forms of Colonoscopy

Noun

Singular:
colonoscopy
Plural:
colonoscopies

Origin of Colonoscopy

  • From colon + -o- +"Ž -scopy.

    From Wiktionary

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