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Tuttle proctoscope

Pronunciation: tut'el

Definition: a tubular rectal speculum illuminated at its distal extremity; after introduction, the obturator is withdrawn and a glass window is inserted in the proximal end; then, by means of a rubber bulb and tube connected with the proctoscope, the rectal ampulla may be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

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