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 (kō-lŏn′ə-skōp′, kə-)
A long flexible endoscope, often equipped with a device for obtaining tissue samples, that is used for visual examination of the colon. Also called coloscope.


(Medicine) an instrument for examining the colon, consisting of a flexible lighted tube that is inserted in the colon to look for abnormalities and to remove them or take tissue samples
[C20: from colon2 + -o- + -scope]
colonoscopy n


(koʊˈlɒn əˌskoʊp, kə-)
See under colonoscopy.
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Noun1.colonoscope - an elongated fiberoptic endoscope for examining the entire colon from cecum to rectum
endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
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M2 EQUITYBITES-January 10, 2018-Ambu reports receipt of FDA clearance for disposable colonoscope in the US
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The FDA has approved a capsule system for patients who are not candidates for colonoscopies for one of two reasons: The anatomy of the colon makes it difficult to guide a colonoscope through the entire colon, or the patient experiences lower gastrointestinal bleeding but is not suitable for a colonoscopy because of an elevated risk of complications due to age or other reasons.
The equipment used for cavity inspection included a flexible colonoscope with a diameter of 10mm and angles up to 180[degrees] (Karl Storz, Germany), a 10mm and 0[degrees] laparoscope (Karl Storz, Germany), and a 4mm and 30[degrees] arthroscope (Karl Storz, Germany); all were coupled to a laparoscopic unit composed by a LED monitor, a microcam and a xenon light source (Telepack[R], Karl Storz, Germany).
It is the only optical device on the market that can be used in conjunction with any common colonoscope to improve visualization.
Based on the type, the Asia colonoscopy devices market has been segmented into colonoscopy devices namely colonoscope, visualization system, and other instruments & accessories.
Zutron also specializes in colonoscope stiffening devices, enzymatic detergents and the RTU Foaming Enzymatic System.
The structure and function of the colonoscope is discussed, along with the utility of enhanced imaging.
The transplant can be administered via nasogastric tube or colonoscope, or by enema.
Washington, May 19 ( ANI ): A study featuring a new colonoscope that allows doctors to see more of the colon shows promise that could revolutionize colorectal cancer screening.
Facilities at the centre are backed by comprehensive diagnostics including a state-of-the-art laboratory, digital x-ray, high-end 4-D ultrasound, endoscopy suite with the latest gastroscope and colonoscope, ECG, echo cardiography and laser machine.
I looked at the video of the colonoscopy and decided that it can be removed using the colonoscope," Dr Tareq Saleh, consultant gastroenterologist, told Gulf News.