- A physical examination in which the health care professional will feel for lumps or changes in the shape of the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and rectum. The health care professional will also use a speculum to open the vagina to look at the cervix and take samples for a PAP test. Also called a pelvic examination.
English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
internal examination — test administered by the school that one attends … English contemporary dictionary
internal — adjective 1 (only before noun) inside something rather than outside: They ve knocked down a couple of internal walls. | the internal measurements of the car 2 inside your body: The X rays showed there were no internal injuries. | an internal… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Internal fixation — Intervention Orthopedic implants to repair fractures to the radius and ulna. Note the visible break in the ulna. (right forearm) ICD 9 CM … Wikipedia
Internal rotary inspection system — (IRIS) is an ultrasonic method for the nondestructive testing of pipes and tubes. The IRIS probe is inserted into a tube that is flooded with water, and the probe is pulled out slowly as the data is displayed and recorded. The ultrasonic beam… … Wikipedia
Internal resistance to South African apartheid — Internal resistance to the apartheid system in South Africa came from several sectors of society and saw the creation of organisations dedicated variously to peaceful protests, passive resistance and armed insurrection. ANC and the PACAlthough… … Wikipedia
internal audit — UK US noun [C] ► ACCOUNTING, MANAGEMENT an examination of a company s accounts or activities by its own accountants or managers: »An internal audit early last year highlighted the inherent risks in a trader having responsibility for settling his… … Financial and business terms
Internal Audit — The examination, monitoring and analysis of activities related to a company s operation, including its business structure, employee behavior and information systems. An internal audit is designed to review what a company is doing in order to… … Investment dictionary
internal audit — noun 1. : a usually continuous examination and verification of books of account conducted by employees of a business contrasted with independent audit 2. : a review of systems of internal check and internal control of a business … Useful english dictionary
internal cost analysis — Gen Mgt an examination of an organization’s value creating activities to determine sources of profitability and to identify the relative costs of different processes. Internal cost analysis is a tool for analyzing the value chain. Principal steps … The ultimate business dictionary
internal differentiation analysis — Gen Mgt an examination of processes in the value chain to determine which of them create differentiation of the product or service in the customer’s eyes, and thus enhance its value. Internal differentiation analysis enables an organization to… … The ultimate business dictionary