Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Dictionary » Colonoscopy


Introduction: Colonoscopy

Description of Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy: Using an endoscope to examine the interior lining of the colon.

Colonoscopy: An examination of the inside of the colon using a thin, lighted tube, called a colonoscope, inserted into the rectum. Samples of tissues may be collected for examination under a microscope.
Source: National Institute of Health

Colonoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the luminal surface of the colon.
Source: MeSH 2007

Colonoscopy: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Colonoscopy:

Colonoscopy and Medical tests

Colonoscopy (medical test): A colonoscopy is an assessment of the large...more »

Colonoscopy (medical test): See Colonoscopy (test information).

More information on medical test: Colonoscopy:

Terms associated with Colonoscopy:

Terms Similar to Colonoscopy:

  • Colonoscopic Surgical Procedures
  • Surgical Procedures, Colonoscopic

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Colonoscopy:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Colonoscopy

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Colonoscopy

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Colonoscopy

The following list attempts to classify Colonoscopy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • Polydactyly, cleft lip/palate or inguinal lump, and psychomotor retardation
  • Polydactyly, cleft lip/palate or lingual lump, and psychomotor retardation
  • Polydactyly, sex reversal, renal hypoplasia, and unilobular lung
  • Polydactyly, unspecified digits
  • Polydactyly-chondrodystrophy syndrome
  • Polydactyly-imperforate anus syndrome
  • Polydactyly-imperforate anus-vertebral anomalies syndrome
  • Polydeficiency-retrobulbar neuritis syndrome
  • Polydentia
  • Polydeoxyribonucleotides
  • Polydioxanone
  • Polydipsea

    Find out more

    Search to find out more about Colonoscopy:

    powered by

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise