colonoscope

noun

co·​lon·​o·​scope kō-ˈlän-ə-ˌskōp How to pronounce colonoscope (audio)
: a flexible endoscope for inspecting and passing instruments into the colon (as to obtain tissue for biopsy)

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“Colonoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/colonoscope. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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