proctoscope

noun
proc·​to·​scope | \ ˈpräk-tə-ˌskōp How to pronounce proctoscope (audio) \

Medical Definition of proctoscope

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an instrument used for dilating and visually inspecting the rectum and lower portion of the sigmoid colon

proctoscope

transitive verb
proctoscoped; proctoscoping

Medical Definition of proctoscope (Entry 2 of 2)

: to use a proctoscope on

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“Proctoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proctoscope. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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