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Medical Term:

proctosigmoidoscopy

Pronunciation: prok'to-sig'moy-dos'ko-pe

Definition: Direct inspection through a sigmoidoscope of the rectum and sigmoid colon.

[procto- + sigmoid + G. skopeo, to view]

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