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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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colposcope

col·po·scope

n. colposcopio, instrumento que se usa para examinar visualmente la vagina y el cuello uterino.
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Defining the cervical transformation zone and squamocolumnar junction: can we reach a common colposcopic and histologic definition?
If colposcopic biopsy reveals low grade dysplasia (VAIN I) it does not require intervention, and has a very low rate of conversion to invasive vaginal carcinoma.
ASCCP colposcopy standards: Role of colposcopy, benefits, potential harms, and terminology for colposcopic practice.
Colposcopy was performed and normal colposcopic findings were observed.
Reid Colposcopic Index (RCI) proposed by Reid and Scalzi, is the well-known scoring system to grade the severity of premalignant lesions and to make colposcopy diagnosis less subjective.
The patients in our study were subjected to colposcopic examination after all the two screening procedures were performed that is Pap, VIA and the findings of colposcopy were correlated with them.
[26] performed cervical cytology, colposcopic examination, and human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid testing in females with Sjogren's syndrome, and demonstrated similar findings in Sjogren's syndrome patients and controls.
Colposcopic impressions are confirmed by biopsies from all suspicious sites of precancerous lesions within the cervix, even though biopsy sampling is often a stressful and painful procedure for women, not to mention the problems it poses [24, 35].
A test of cervical smear and colposcopic evaluation were normal.
A variety of colposcopic scoring systems have been introduced and related to lesion colors, margins, vascularization, and appearance after the application of acetic acid and Lugol iodine solution.
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