colposcope

col•po•scope
[[t]ˈkɒl pəˌskoʊp[/t]] n.
med a magnifying instrument used for examining the vagina and cervix, esp. to detect cancer cells
Etymology: 1935–40; < Gk kólp(os) womb, vagina + -o - + -scope col`po•scop′ic -ˈskɒp ɪk adj. col•pos′co•py -ˈpɒs kə pi n. pl. -pies.

From formal English to slang. 2014.


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