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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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