Proctoscopy is a common medical procedure in which an instrument called a proctoscope (also known as a rectoscope, although the latter may be a bit longer) is used to examine the anal cavity, rectum or sigmoid colon. A proctoscope is a short, straight, rigid, hollow metal tube, and usually has a sm...
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[n] - visual examination of the rectum and the end of the colon by means of a proctoscope
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(Proctoscope) Examination of the rectum (back passage) using a tube (proctoscope) put into the rectum through the anus. The doctor can see inside the rectum and take biopsies (samples of tissue) for examination under a microscope.
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examination of the rectum using a viewing instrument
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Endoscopic examination of the rectum. It is used to localise, identify, and photograph pathologic alterations, to obtain biopsy material and perform other surgical interventions, and for delivery of medication. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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noun visual examination of the rectum and the end of the colon by means of a proctoscope
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(prok-tos´kә-pe) inspection of the rectum with a proctoscope. The examination is usually done prior to rectal surgery, and it may be a part of the physical examination of a patient with hemorrhoids, rectal bleeding, or other symptoms of a rectal disorder.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: prok-tos′kŏ-pē Definitions: 1. Visual examination of the rectum and anus, as with a proctoscope. Synonyms: rectoscopy
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is an examination of the lowest part of the rectum and anal canal using a very short telescope. This is usually done in the outpatient clinic
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the examination of the anal cavity, rectum or sigmoid colon by use of a small hollow tube (proctoscope) This procedure is normally done to inspect for haemorrhoids or rectal polyps.
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Examination of the rectum using a proctoscope, inserted into the rectum. A proctoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease.
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