Definition of Rectoscope

1. Noun. a proctoscope ¹



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Medical Definition of Rectoscope

1. 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proctoscope, a tubular rectal speculum illuminated at its distal extremity; after introduction, the obturator is withdrawn and a glass window is inserted in the proximal end; then, by means of a rubber bulb and tube connected with the proctoscope, the rectal ampulla may be inflated. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rectoscope

rectoral
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rectorrhaphy
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rectorships
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rectoscope (current term)
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rectosigmoid
rectosigmoid junction
rectosigmoid sphincter
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rectourethral
rectourethral fistula
rectourethral muscle

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