Synonyms

1. sigmoidoscopy

noun. visual examination (with a sigmoidoscope) of the lower third of the colon in a search for polyps.

Synonyms

  • endoscopy

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2. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] able to flex; able to bend easily.

Synonyms

  • spinnable
  • flexile
  • bendable
  • pliant
  • elastic
  • waxy
  • spinnbar
  • stretched
  • pliable
  • supple
  • limber

Antonyms

  • inflexible
  • colorful
  • unextended
  • unsusceptible

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

3. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] capable of being changed.

Synonyms

  • negotiable
  • supple
  • limber

Antonyms

  • awkward
  • detach
  • inalienable
  • impassable

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

4. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] able to adjust readily to different conditions.

Synonyms

  • pliant
  • elastic
  • pliable

Antonyms

  • invulnerable
  • dead
  • springless
  • nonresilient

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

5. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] bending and snapping back readily without breaking.

Synonyms

  • whippy

Antonyms

  • unimpressionable
  • unformed

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

6. flexible

adjective. ['ˈflɛksəbəl'] making or willing to make concessions.

Synonyms

  • yielding
  • compromising

Antonyms

  • antagonistic
  • stubborn
  • hard

Etymology

  • flexibilis (Latin)
  • -ibilis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word flexible-sigmoidoscopy


1. Noun Phrase
A gastrointestinal technician (GI) assists a nurse or a doctor in GI procedures, such as esophagogastroduodenoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, bronchoscopies, and endoscopic ultrasound.

2. Noun Phrase
These can include a CT scan, a lower GI X-ray series, flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy.

3. Noun Phrase
After performing a colonoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy to properly diagnose you with this condition, your doctor will recommend that you to alter your diet in addition to treating you with anti-inflammatory drugs and anti-diarrhea medications.

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