fiberoptic colonoscope

a colonoscope that uses fiberoptic technology; called also fibercolonoscope.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Colonoscope — A flexible, lighted instrument used to view the inside of the colon. * * * A long, flexible fiberoptic endoscope. * * * co·lon·o·scope kō län ə .skōp n a flexible endoscope for inspecting and passing instruments into the colon (as to obtain… …   Medical dictionary

  • colonoscope — noun an elongated fiberoptic endoscope for examining the entire colon from cecum to rectum • Hypernyms: ↑endoscope …   Useful english dictionary

  • colonofiberscope — co·lon·o·fi·ber·scope (ko lon″o fiґbər skōp) fiberoptic colonoscope …   Medical dictionary

  • fibercolonoscope — fi·ber·co·lono·scope (fi″bər ko lonґo skōp) fiberoptic colonoscope …   Medical dictionary

  • colonoscopy — med co•lon•os•co•py [[t]ˌkoʊ ləˈnɒs kə pi[/t]] n. pl. pies. an examination of the colon by means of a flexible fiberoptic instrument(colonoscope)passed through the rectum …   From formal English to slang

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