colonoscopy

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

Definition of colonoscopy

plural

colonoscopies

  1. :  endoscopic examination of the colon

colonoscope

play \kō-ˈlä-nə-ˌskōp\ noun

1926

First Known Use of colonoscopy

1926


COLONOSCOPY Defined for English Language Learners

colonoscopy

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

Definition of colonoscopy for English Language Learners

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


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

colonoscopies

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

colonoscopic

\kō-ˌlän-ə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective

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