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colonoscopy

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noun co·lo·nos·co·py \ˌkō-lə-ˈnäs-kə-pē\

Simple Definition of colonoscopy

  • medical : a medical procedure in which a special tube-shaped instrument is used to take pictures of the inside of someone's colon

Full Definition of colonoscopy

plural co·lo·nos·co·pies

  1. :  endoscopic examination of the colon

co·lon·o·scope play \kō-ˈlä-nə-ˌskōp\ noun

1926

First Known Use of colonoscopy

1926


Medical Dictionary

colonoscopy

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noun co·lo·nos·co·py \ˌkō-lə-ˈnäs-kə-pē, ˌkäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of colonoscopy

plural co·lo·nos·co·pies

  1. :  endoscopic examination of the colon <transabdominal colonoscopy with a sigmoidoscope via colotomy>

  2. co·lon·o·scop·ic \kō-ˌlän-ə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "colonoscopy"


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