colposcope


col·po·scope

noun \ˈkäl-pə-ˌskōp\

Definition of COLPOSCOPE

:  a magnifying instrument designed to facilitate visual inspection of the vagina and cervix
col·pos·co·py \käl-ˈpäs-kə-pē\ noun

Origin of COLPOSCOPE

Greek kolpos hollow, bosom, vagina, womb + English -scope — more at gulf
First Known Use: 1937

col·po·scope

noun \ˈkäl-pə-ˌskōp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COLPOSCOPE

: a magnifying instrument designed to facilitate visual inspection of the vagina and cervix
col·po·scop·ic \ˌkäl-pə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective
col·po·scop·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
col·pos·co·py \käl-ˈpäs-kə-pē\ noun, plural col·pos·co·pies

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