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co·lon·os·co·py

 (kō′lə-nŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. co·lon·os·co·pies
Examination of the colon with a colonoscope. Also called coloscopy.

co•lon•os•co•py

(ˌkoʊ ləˈnɒs kə pi)
n., pl. -pies.
an examination of the colon by means of a flexible fiberoptic instrument (colonoscope) passed through the rectum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colonoscopy - visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation
endoscopy - visual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope
Translations
colonoscopia

co·lon·os·co·py

, coloscopy
n. colonoscopía, examen de la superficie interna del colon a través del colonoscopio.

colonoscopy

n (pl -pies) colonoscopia; virtual — colonoscopia virtual
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