rectoscope

Synonym for proctoscope ... <instrument> A rectal speculum. ... Synonym: rectoscope. ... Origin: procto-+ G. Skopeo, to view ... Tuttle's proctoscope, a tubular rectal speculum illuminated at its distal extremity; after introduction, the obturator is withdrawn and a glass window is inserted in the proximal end; then, by means of a rubber bulb...
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rectoscope

(rekĀ“to-skōp) proctoscope.
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rectoscope

Type: Term Pronunciation: rek′tō-skōp Synonyms: proctoscope
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Rectoscope

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 small light bulb mounted at the end. It is approxima...
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