proctosigmoidoscopy

[prok-toh-sig-moi-dos-kuh-pee]

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


Origin of proctosigmoidoscopy

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proctosigmoidoscopy in Medicine

proctosigmoidoscopy

[prŏk′tō-sĭg′moi-dŏskə-pē]

n.

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