proctoscopy etymology

English word proctoscopy comes from English -scopy (Observation, viewing.), English procto- (Dealing with the colon, rectum and anus.)

Detailed word origin of proctoscopy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-scopy English (eng) Observation, viewing.
procto- English (eng) Dealing with the colon, rectum and anus.
proctoscopy English (eng) The examination of the anal cavity, rectum or sigmoid colon by means of a proctoscope.

Words with the same origin as proctoscopy

Descendants of -scopy
amnioscopy auriscopy bioscopy bronchoscopy brontoscopy colonoscopy duodenoscopy embryoscopy endoscopy fibroscopy fluoroscopy genitoscopy laparoscopy metalloscopy microscopy oneiroscopy rectoscopy retinoscopy spectroscopy telescopy thoracoscopy tracheoscopy uranoscopy vaginoscopy
Descendants of procto-
proctalgia proctectomy proctitis proctocele proctocolectomy proctocolitis proctocracy proctography proctology proctoscope proctosigmoidoscopy proctosurgery proctosurgical proctotomy