sigmoidoscopy

noun
sig·​moid·​os·​co·​py | \ ˌsig-ˌmȯi-ˈdäs-kə-pē How to pronounce sigmoidoscopy (audio) \
plural sigmoidoscopies

Medical Definition of sigmoidoscopy

: the process of using a sigmoidoscope

called also proctosigmoidoscopy

Other Words from sigmoidoscopy

sigmoidoscopic \ -​də-​ˈskäp-​ik How to pronounce sigmoidoscopic (audio) \ adjective

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“Sigmoidoscopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sigmoidoscopy. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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