sigmoidoscope

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sig·moid·o·scope

 (sĭg-moi′də-skōp′)
n.
A tubular instrument used for inspection of the sigmoid colon.

sig·moid′o·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
sig′moid·os′co·py (sĭg′moi-dŏs′kə-pē) n.

sigmoidoscope

(sɪɡˈmɔɪdəˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) an instrument incorporating a light for the direct observation of the colon, rectum, and sigmoid flexure
sigmoidoscopic adj
sigmoidoscopy n

sig•moid•o•scope

(sɪgˈmɔɪ dəˌskoʊp)

n.
a rigid or flexible endoscope for visual examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon.
[1900–05]
sig•moid`o•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
sig`moid•os′co•pist (-ˈdɒs kə pɪst) n.
sig`moid•os′co•py, n.
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Noun1.sigmoidoscope - an endoscope (a flexible fiberoptic probe) for examining the sigmoid colon
endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
Translations

sig·moi·do·scope

, sigmoscope
n. sigmoidoscopio, instrumento tubular largo que se usa paraexaminar la flexura sigmoide.

sigmoidoscope

n sigmoidoscopio