adjective see sigmoidoscope

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sigmoidoscopic — adjective see sigmoidoscope * * * sigmoidoscopic / skopˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑sigma …   Useful english dictionary

  • sigmoidoscopic — See sigmoidoscope. * * * …   Universalium

  • sigmoidoscopic — adjective Relating to the type of examination of the colon sigmoidoscopy / moi däs k pE/ noun sigmoidoscope / sig moi d skOp / noun …   Wiktionary

  • sigmoidoscopic — sig·moid·o·scop·ic …   English syllables

  • sigmoidoscope — sigmoidoscopic /sig moy deuh skop ik/, adj. sigmoidoscopist /sig moy dos keuh pist/, n. /sig moy deuh skohp /, n. a rigid or flexible endoscope for visual examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon. Also called proctosigmoidoscope. [1900 05;… …   Universalium

  • sigmoidoscope — noun Date: circa 1900 an endoscope designed to be passed through the anus for visual examination especially of the sigmoid colon • sigmoidoscopic adjective • sigmoidoscopy noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sigmoidoscopy — A procedure in which a doctor inserts a viewing tube (sigmoidoscope) into the rectum for the purpose of inspecting the lower colon and rectum. If an abnormal area is detected, a biopsy can be performed. * * * Inspection, through an endoscope, of… …   Medical dictionary

  • sigmoidoscopy — [ˌsɪgmɔɪ dɒskəpi] noun examination of the sigmoid colon by means of a flexible tube inserted through the anus. Derivatives sigmoidoscope noun sigmoidoscopic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • rec — ad·rec·tal; ar·rec·tor; cor·rec·tant; cor·rec·tion; cor·rec·tion·al; cor·rec·ti·tude; cor·rec·tor; di·rec·tion·al; di·rec·tion·al·i·ty; di·rec·tion·al·ize; di·rec·tion·al·ly; di·rec·tion·ize; di·rec·tion·less; di·rec·tive·ly; di·rec·tive·ness;… …   English syllables

  • rectosigmoidoscopic — rec·to·sigmoidoscopic …   English syllables

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