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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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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: Colposcopy Market: Industry Size, Trends and Analysis - Growth Revenue And Cost Analysis With Key Company's Profiles, Forecast To 2023
But when it came back positive for low-grade precancerous cells and HPV18, CervicalCheck refused to give Claire the colposcopy recommended by the laboratory which she was referred to by her doctor as she had been tested privately.
"He was really helpful and decided that he wanted to send me for a colposcopy, to which I was invited in February 2017 over at the University Hospital of Hartlepool.
A device, called DYSIS Ultra - which stands for Dynamic Spectral Imaging System - has been donated to the colposcopy clinic at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) by a charity set up by the late daughter of Scottish footballer Willie Henderson.
If either test was positive, they were referred for colposcopy. If both tests were negative, they returned for their final screen with both tests at 48 months.
Considering that a large cohort of women undergo colposcopy during their childbearing years and that, in younger women, CIN2 has an up to 50% likelihood of regression [7-9], conservative management of CIN2 lesions is becoming increasingly popular amongst clinicians for selected patients [10].
(7,8) However, for assessing the validity of all the screening procedures, colposcopy remains the reference standard.
A similar infection occurs in the cervix area, for which prevention comes a machine whose name is colposcopy. Now the question arises that this machine is what and how it works in simple language colposcopy is the examination of the cervix with a microscope called colposcope.
Guidelines also recommend colposcopy for WLWH with ASCUS who test positive for HPV, low-grade squamous epithelial lesion (LSIL), ASCUS-cannot rule out high grade (ASC-H), or high-grade squamous epithelial lesion (HSIL) [6, 9].