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col·po·scope

 (kŏl′pə-skōp′)
n.
An endoscopic instrument that allows direct observation of the epithelia of the vagina and cervix.

[Greek kolpos, vagina, womb + -scope.]

col′po·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.

colposcope

(ˈkɒlpəˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) an instrument for examining the uterine cervix, esp for early signs of cancer
[C20: from colpo- + -scope]
colposcopy n

col•po•scope

(ˈkɒl pəˌskoʊp)

n.
a magnifying instrument used for examining the vagina and cervix, esp. to detect cancer cells.
[1935–40; < Greek kólp(os) womb, vagina + -o- + -scope]
col`po•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
col•pos′co•py (-ˈpɒs kə pi) n., pl. -pies.
Translations
colposcope

col·po·scope

n. colposcopio, instrumento que se usa para examinar visualmente la vagina y el cuello uterino.
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3 shows the actual age distribution of women attending colposcopies at GSH between 2009 and 2010.
Colposcopists will be required to provide documentation of the number of colposcopies and treatments performed to gain recertification.
Adjunct HPV testing resulted in the number of colposcopies increasing from 2.
Because of the high incidence of cervical cancer in South Africa, colposcopies in public hospitals are largely conducted in large numbers and under less than ideal circumstances.
6,7,8 This translates into better identification of those women requiring immediate colposcopies, and a reduced number of unnecessary invasive examinations (colposcopies, biopsies).
New York, surveyed 294 providers: 214 colposcopy providers and BO providers who do not perform colposcopies.