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col·pos·co·py

 (kŏl-pŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. col·pos·co·pies
Examination of the vaginal and cervical epithelia by means of a colposcope.

[Greek kolpos, vagina, womb + -scopy.]
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col·pos·co·py

n. colposcopía, examen de la vagina y del cuello uterino a través de un colposcopio.
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colposcopy

n (pl -pies) colposcopia
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