American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Examination of the colon with a colonoscope. Also called coloscopy.
- n. visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation
- Dated 1902 CE; colon + -oscopy. (Wiktionary)
“A lot of people have these ideas that they're trying to push through fast, which I call the colonoscopy approach," said Robert J. Russell, an Old Greenwich Yacht Club member.”
“In an effort to contain costs, Medicare has stopped covering the scanning procedure, though the more invasive traditional colonoscopy is still covered.”
“Three-dimensional computed tomography colonography, also known as virtual colonoscopy, is an accurate screening method for colorectal cancer, according to a study published in the November issue of the journal Radiology.”
“But before you turn the channel, I say the word colonoscopy -- it certainly fits into this category.”
““There’s a procedure we call a colonoscopy,” I continue.”
“And this drug they give you with a colonoscopy is just a dream — you’re relaxed on one side, wide awake and watching television.”
“Having a colonoscopy is the most effective way for you to be screened for colorectal cancer — just ask President Obama.”
“Let me get this straight: whatever the symptom, whatever the history, whatever the possible diagnoses, under no circumstances will this particular company ever cover the specific non-invasive procedure known as colonoscopy?”
“I would ask you to consider that the process you went through for your colonoscopy was the top-of-the-line in terms of care.”
“The colonoscopy was another, um, tender issue; female nurses with invasive male doctor and roto-rooter tools.”
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