[koh-lon-uh-skohp, kuh-] /koʊˈlɒn əˌskoʊp, kə-/
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
coloscope co·lo·scope (kō’lə-skōp’)
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.
[kuh-los-kuh-pee] /kəˈlɒs kə pi/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. . coloscopy co·los·co·py (kə-lŏs’kə-pē) n. See colonoscopy.
colosigmoidostomy co·lo·sig·moid·os·to·my (kō’lə-sĭg’moi-dŏs’tə-mē) n. The surgical formation of an anastomosis between the sigmoid colon and another part of the colon.
[kuh-los-ee] /kəˈlɒs i/ noun 1. an ancient city in SW Phrygia: seat of an early Christian church to which Paul wrote the Epistle to the Colossians. /kəˈlɒsiː/ noun 1. an ancient city in SW Phrygia in Asia Minor: seat of an early Christian Church or Colosse, a city of Phrygia, on the Lycus, which is […]
[kuh-los-uh l] /kəˈlɒs əl/ adjective 1. extraordinarily great in size, extent, or degree; gigantic; huge. 2. of or resembling a . 3. (initial capital letter) Architecture. noting or pertaining to a classical order whose columns or pilasters span two or more stories of a building. /kəˈlɒsəl/ adjective 1. of immense size; huge; gigantic 2. (in […]