[koh-lon-uh-skohp, kuh-] /koʊˈlɒn əˌskoʊp, kə-/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
a flexible, lighted, tubular instrument using fiber optics to permit visualization of the .
an instrument for examining the colon, consisting of a flexible lighted tube that is inserted in the colon to look for abnormalities and to remove them or take tissue samples

colonoscope co·lon·o·scope (kō-lŏn’ə-skōp’, kə-)
A long flexible endoscope, often equipped with a device for obtaining tissue samples, that is used for visual examination of the colon. Also called coloscope.


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