virtual colonoscopy

noun

Definition of virtual colonoscopy

: colonography called also virtual colonography

First Known Use of virtual colonoscopy

1994

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virtual colonoscopy

noun vir·tu·al colonoscopy \ ˈvərch-(ə-)wəl- \
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-Democrat21 Oct. 2008

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