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Definition of Vaginoscopy

Vaginoscopy: The use of a viewing instrument to visualize the vaginal canal. Most commonly, a form of endoscope is used in vaginoscopy. Vaginoscopy is performed to diagnose anatomical abnormalities or lesions affecting the vaginal wall. The procedure is most commonly performed in children.

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