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 (kō-lŏn′ə-skōp′, kə-)
A long flexible endoscope, often equipped with a device for obtaining tissue samples, that is used for visual examination of the colon. Also called coloscope.
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(Medicine) an instrument for examining the colon, consisting of a flexible lighted tube that is inserted in the colon to look for abnormalities and to remove them or take tissue samples
[C20: from colon2 + -o- + -scope]
colonoscopy n
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(koʊˈlɒn əˌskoʊp, kə-)
See under colonoscopy.
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Noun1.colonoscope - an elongated fiberoptic endoscope for examining the entire colon from cecum to rectum
endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
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n colonoscopio
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Third Eye Panoramic is a wide-view visualization device designed to give gastroenterologists (GIs) and other endoscopists a better look at areas of the colon where cancers and pre-cancerous polyps may be hidden from the view of a traditional colonoscope, such as behind folds.
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Washington, May 19 ( ANI ): A study featuring a new colonoscope that allows doctors to see more of the colon shows promise that could revolutionize colorectal cancer screening.
Facilities at the centre are backed by comprehensive diagnostics including a state-of-the-art laboratory, digital x-ray, high-end 4-D ultrasound, endoscopy suite with the latest gastroscope and colonoscope, ECG, echo cardiography and laser machine.
"I looked at the video of the colonoscopy and decided that it can be removed using the colonoscope," Dr Tareq Saleh, consultant gastroenterologist, told Gulf News.