Colposcope



[kol-puh-skohp] /ˈkɒl pəˌskoʊp/

noun
1.
an instrument that magnifies the cells of the cervix and vagina to permit direct observation and study of the living tissue.
/ˈkɒlpəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
an instrument for examining the uterine cervix, esp for early signs of cancer

colposcope col·po·scope (kŏl’pə-skōp’)
n.
An endoscopic instrument that magnifies the epithelia of the vagina and cervix in vivo to allow direct observation and study of these tissues.
col’po·scop’ic (-skŏp’ĭk) adj.
colposcope
(kŏl’pə-skōp’)
An instrument used for inspection of epithelial cells of the cervix and vagina.

colposcopy noun (kŏl-pŏs’kə-pē)

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