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colporrhaphy col·por·rha·phy (kŏl-pôr’ə-fē)
Repair of a rupture of the vagina by suturing the edges of the tear.


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  • Colportage

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  • Colporteur

    [kol-pawr-ter, -pohr-; French kawl-pawr-tœr] /ˈkɒlˌpɔr tər, -ˌpoʊr-; French kɔl pɔrˈtœr/ noun, plural colporteurs [kol-pawr-terz; French kawl-pawr-tœr] /ˈkɒlˌpɔr tərz; French kɔl pɔrˈtœr/ (Show IPA) 1. a person who travels to sell or publicize Bibles, religious tracts, etc. 2. a peddler of books. /ˈkɒlˌpɔːtə; French kɔlpɔrtœr/ noun 1. a hawker of books, esp bibles

  • 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 […]

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