proctosigmoidoscopy

[ prok-toh-sig-moi-dos-kuh-pee ]
/ ˌprɒk toʊˌsɪg mɔɪˈdɒs kə pi /

noun, plural proc·to·sig·moid·os·co·pies.

Origin of proctosigmoidoscopy

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Medicine definitions for proctosigmoidoscopy

proctosigmoidoscopy

[ prŏk′tō-sĭg′moi-dŏskə-pē ]

n.

Direct inspection of the rectum and the sigmoid colon using a sigmoidoscope.
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