culdoscope


culdoscope
n.
a tubular instrument with lenses and a light source, used for direct observation of the uterus, ovaries, and Fallopian tubes (culdoscopy). The instrument is passed through the wall of the vagina behind to the neck of the uterus. The culdoscope has now been largely replaced by the laparoscope.

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  • Culdoscope — is an instrument, a kind of endoscope, used to visualize female pelvic organs, introduced through the vagina into the cul de sac (which is also called the rectouterine pouch or the pouch of Douglas).[ …   Wikipedia

  • culdoscope — [kul′də skōp΄] n. an endoscope used in a medical examination of the ovary, uterus, etc., inserted through the upper vaginal wall into the pelvic cavity culdoscopy [kul däs′kə pē] n. * * * …   Universalium

  • culdoscope — [kul′də skōp΄] n. an endoscope used in a medical examination of the ovary, uterus, etc., inserted through the upper vaginal wall into the pelvic cavity culdoscopy [kul däs′kə pē] n …   English World dictionary

  • Culdoscope — The viewing tube (endoscope) introduced through the end of the vagina into the cul de sac. The cul de sac is also called the rectouterine pouch (the pouch of Douglas), an extension of the peritoneal cavity between the rectum and back wall of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • culdoscope — noun A kind of endoscope used in culdoscopy …   Wiktionary

  • Culdoscope — Cul·do·scope …   English syllables

  • culdoscope — noun a specialized endoscope for visually examining a woman s pelvic organs • Hypernyms: ↑endoscope * * * ˈkəldəˌskōp, ˈku̇l trademark used for a specialized endoscope employed in culdoscopy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Кульдоскоп (Culdoscope) — полый прибор, снабженный линзами и лампочкой; применяется для непосредственного осмотра матки, яичников и фаллопиевых труб (кульдоскопия (culdoscopy)). Кульдоскоп проводится через стенку влагалища позади шейки матки. В настоящее время его… …   Медицинские термины

  • КУЛЬДОСКОП — (culdoscope) полый прибор, снабженный линзами и лампочкой; применяется для непосредственного осмотра матки, яичников и фаллопиевых труб (кульдоскопия (culdoscopy)). Кульдоскоп проводится через стенку влагалища позади шейки матки. В настоящее… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Culdoscopy — Intervention Sagittal section of the lower part of a female trunk, right segment. (Pouch of Douglas labeled at bottom right.) ICD 9 CM …   Wikipedia


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