Definitions for "Proctosigmoidoscopy"
an internal examination of the rectum that allows the physician to look for signs of disease or other problems that could cause fecal incontinence
(prock-toe-sig-moid-AH-sko-pee) Inspection of the lower colon using a slender, hollow lighted tube that is inserted through the anus. Also called sigmoidoscopy.
the viewing of the rectum and sigmoid colon
Insertion of a lighted tube to search for tumors, polyps or endometrial tissue in the lower bowel