Laparoscopy is a way of doing surgery using small incisions. Laparoscopic surgery is also called “minimally invasive surgery.”
A hysteroscopy is a procedure used to examine the inside of the womb (uterus). It's carried out using a hysteroscope.
Colposcopy is a type of cervical cancer test. It lets your doctor get a close-up look at your cervix — the opening to your uterus. It’s used to find abnormal cells in your cervix.