colonoscopy


co·lo·nos·co·py

noun \ˌkō-lə-ˈnäs-kə-pē\

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

plural co·lo·nos·co·pies

Full Definition of COLONOSCOPY

:  endoscopic examination of the colon
co·lon·o·scope \kō-ˈlä-nə-ˌskōp\ noun

First Known Use of COLONOSCOPY

1926

Other Medicine Terms

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co·lo·nos·co·py

noun \ˌkō-lə-ˈnäs-kə-pē, ˌkäl-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural co·lo·nos·co·pies

Medical Definition of COLONOSCOPY

: endoscopic examination of the colon <transabdominal colonoscopy with a sigmoidoscope via colotomy>
co·lon·o·scop·ic \kō-ˌlän-ə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective

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