proctoscope


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proc·to·scope

 (prŏk′tə-skōp′)
n.
An instrument consisting of a tube or speculum equipped with a light, used to examine the rectum.

[Greek prōktos, anus + -scope.]

proc′to·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
proc·tos′co·py (-tŏs′kə-pē) n.

proctoscope

(ˈprɒktəˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) a medical instrument for examining the rectum
proctoscopic adj
proctoscopy n

proc•to•scope

(ˈprɒk təˌskoʊp)

n.
an instrument for visual examination of the interior of the rectum.
[1895–1900]
proc`to•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
proc•tos′co•py (-ˈtɒs kə pi) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proctoscope - an endoscope for examining the rectum
endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
Translations
rectoscope

proctoscope

n (Med) → Proktoskop nt

proc·to·scope

n. proctoscopio, espéculo rectal, tipo de endoscopio usado para examinar el recto.
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Using a short tube called a proctoscope, your doctor grasps the haemorrhoid with forceps and attaches a rubber band around the base using a banding instrument.
Internal haemorrhoids are not palpable on digital examination and are diagnosed with a proctoscope.
The rectal wall integrity is confirmed with the injection of dilute indigo carmine through an 18 french foley catheter placed in the rectum or via an air leak test performed with the aide of a proctoscope.