proctoscope

[prok-tuh-skohp]
noun
an instrument for visual examination of the interior of the rectum.

Origin:
1895–1900; procto- + -scope

proctoscopic [prok-tuh-skop-ik] , adjective
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proctoscope (ˈprɒktəˌskəʊp)
 
n
a medical instrument for examining the rectum
 
proctoscopic
 
adj
 
proctoscopy
 
n

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proctoscope proc·to·scope (prŏk'tə-skōp')
n.
An instrument for examining the rectum consisting of a tube or speculum equipped with a light. Also called rectoscope.


proc·tos'co·py (-tŏs'kə-pē) n.
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Examination of the rectum using a proctoscope, inserted into the rectum.
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