The examination of the rectum and sigmoid with the sigmoidoscope.
1. A device that produces reversed stereoscopic effects, for example, by transposing the pictures of a stereoscope.
2. An instrument which, by means of prisms or mirrors, transposes to one eye the image seen normally by the other eye.
The sense of depth is reversed and peaks are seen as troughs and vice versa.
A method of inspecting the mind or soul.
An instrument for observing the pupils of the eyes and their reactions.
An objective method for investigating, diagnosing, and evaluating refractive errors of the eye, by projection of a beam of light into the eye and observing the movement of the illuminated area on the retina surface and of the refraction by the eye of the emergent rays.
Fluoroscopic observation of the pelvis and the calices (cuplike cavities) of the kidney following injection of a contrast medium through the ureter.
pygoscopia (s) (noun)
, pygoscopias (pl)
The observance of someone's backside: Pygoscopia
may be particularly true when the observed person has what is considered enhancements that attract attention; such as, callipygian
(beautifully proportioned bottom) or spheropygian
(full and rounded bottom)."
Would you guys quit leering at my backside! Don't deny it! Why can't you just quit staring at me?
Some women apparently don't like to be the object of pygoscopia by other people
Defined as someone who is obviously looking intently at another person's posterior seat of the body, pagoscopia may be a form of flattery or a condition of embarrassment for the one who is being so obviously ogled.
The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years in research into the feminine soul, is "What does a woman want?"
pygoscopophobia (s) (noun)
, pygoscopophobias (pl)
An "internal writhing" or pathological hatred that someone is watching the subject's behind or one's rump: Becky had a very good figure, but, suffering from pygoscopophobia, certainly had an intense dislike of men looking at her bottom, so she tried to wear very simple and dark clothes.
1. An instrument for measuring the pulsatory motion of the air, or the intensity of heat radiating from a fire.
2. A pyrometer that uses the color of the light emitted by a hot object.
3. An instrument for measuring the intensity of heat radiating from a fire.
1. The oscilloscope viewing screen of a radar receiver.
2. The screen on radar equipment that displays the reflected radio signal as a dot of light.
In sophisticated screens, data; such as, speed, direction, and altitude are also shown.
1. An instrument; such as, a fluoroscope, capable of detecting radiant energy.
2. An instrument that detects radioactivity.
1. The examination of opaque bodies by x-rays.
2. An instrument for viewing objects using x-rays.
radiotelescope, radio telescope
1. A combination of radio receiver and antenna, used for observation in radio and radar astronomy.
2. A form of directional radio antenna used in radio astronomy.
1. An instrument for examining the rectum consisting of a tube or speculum equipped with a light.
2. A tool consisting of a thin tube with a light source, used to examine the inside of the rectum.
Endoscopic examination of the rectum.
It is used to locate, identify, and photograph pathologic alterations, to obtain biopsy material, and to perform other surgical interventions, and for the delivery of medication.
Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "appear, visible, visual, manifest, show, see, reveal, look":