proctosigmoidoscopy

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proctosigmoidoscopy

[prok-toh-sig-moi-dos-kuh-pee]
noun, plural proctosigmoidoscopies.
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proctosigmoidoscopy proc·to·sig·moid·os·co·py (prŏk'tō-sĭg'moi-dŏs'kə-pē)
n.
Direct inspection of the rectum and the sigmoid colon using a sigmoidoscope.

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Diagnosis based on physical exam plus either a proctosigmoidoscopy and barium enema or a colonoscopy.
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