from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A long flexible endoscope, often equipped with a device for obtaining tissue samples, that is used for visual examination of the colon.

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  • noun a flexible fibreoptic endoscope used to examine the colon and obtain tissue samples

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  • noun an elongated fiberoptic endoscope for examining the entire colon from cecum to rectum


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