colposcopy

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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.]
Translations

col·pos·co·py

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

colposcopy

n (pl -pies) colposcopia
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It allows us both to diagnose more accurately and often to "see and treat" at the same time, avoiding the courses of unsuccessful hormonal therapy and multiple visits and procedures that too often result from a reliance on endometrial biopsy and ultrasound alone.
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