virtual colonoscopy


Definition of virtual colonoscopy

: colonography

called also virtual colonography

Examples of virtual colonoscopy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other tests include Cologuard, another type of stool test, which detects abnormal DNA, and virtual colonoscopy, which is performed with a CAT scan. Claire Gillespie,, 31 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of virtual colonoscopy

1994, in the meaning defined above

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“Virtual colonoscopy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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virtual colonoscopy

vir·​tu·​al colonoscopy | \ ˈvərch-(ə-)wəl- How to pronounce virtual colonoscopy (audio) \
variants: also virtual colonography

Medical Definition of virtual colonoscopy

: colonography The study compared virtual colonography, which involves the use of CT scans, against the standard method, which involves snaking a camera up the intestine.The Belleville (Illinois) News-Democrat


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