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proctoscope

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

First recorded in 1895–1900; procto- + -scope
Related formsproc·to·scop·ic [prok-tuh-skop-ik] /ˌprɒk təˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for proctoscope

proctoscope

noun
  1. a medical instrument for examining the rectum
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Derived Formsproctoscopic (ˌprɒktəˈskɒpɪk), adjectiveproctoscopy (prɒkˈtɒskəpɪ), noun
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proctoscope in Medicine

proctoscope

(prŏktə-skōp′)
n.
  1. An instrument for examining the rectum consisting of a tube or speculum equipped with a light.rectoscope
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Related formsproc•tosco•py (-tŏskə-pē) n.
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