Definición de colposcope en inglés:


Saltos de línea: col¦po|scope
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒlpəskəʊp


  • A surgical instrument used to examine the vagina and the cervix of the womb.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Magnification devices, such as a colposcope, allow the clinician to observe small lesions that may not otherwise be readily identified.
    • Colposcopy involves an out-patient visit to a hospital, where a gynaecologist (doctor specialising in the female reproductive system) examines the cervix closely through a binocular microscope called a colposcope.
    • Examination of the labia, vagina and cervix is greatly enhanced with the use of a colposcope.



Pronunciación: /kɒlˈpɒskəpi/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Despite these difficulties with lesion identification, researchers have found several characteristic features that can help in locating glandular lesions during colposcopy.
  • Previous studies have recommended more frequent cytologic sampling and prompt referral for colposcopy in HIV-positive women with abnormal cytology.
  • Present guidelines recommend referral for colposcopy after detection of three borderline and two mild abnormalities.


1940s: from Greek kolpos 'womb' + -scope.

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