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medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane) auriscope , auroscope , otoscope
method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis CAT , computed axial tomography , computed tomography , computerized axial tomography , computerized tomography , CT
elongated fiberoptic endoscope for examining the entire colon from cecum to rectum colonoscope
examining resemblances or differences comparing , comparison
specialized endoscope for visually examining a woman's pelvic organs culdoscope
(computer science) a natural language processing application that tries to determine the intended meaning of a word or phrase by examining the linguistic context in which it is used disambiguator
biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases DNA fingerprint , genetic fingerprint
long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery endoscope
optical instrument for examining the inside of the esophagus esophagoscope , oesophagoscope
act of examining something closely (as for mistakes) examination , scrutiny
method of examining in minute detail fine-tooth comb , fine-toothed comb
endoscope (a flexible fiberoptic probe) for examining the sigmoid colon flexible sigmoidoscope , sigmoidoscope
pregnancy test that involves injecting some of the woman's urine into an unmated female rabbit and later examining the ovaries of the rabbit; presence of corpora lutea indicates that the woman is pregnant Friedman test , rabbit test
type of endoscope for visually examining the stomach gastroscope
medical instrument for examining the larynx laryngoscope
medical instrument for examining the retina of the eye ophthalmoscope
practise of examining and treating eye disorders optometry
method of examining stained cells in a cervical smear for early diagnosis of uterine cancer Papanicolaou test , Pap test , smear test
endoscope for examining the rectum proctoscope
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