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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.
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colposcope

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

col·po·scope

n. colposcopio, instrumento que se usa para examinar visualmente la vagina y el cuello uterino.
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