bronchoscope

[ brong-kuh-skohp ]
/ ˈbrɒŋ kəˌskoʊp /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

a lighted, flexible tubular instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.

Nearby words

  1. bronchopulmonary segment,
  2. bronchopulmonary sequestration,
  3. bronchorrhagia,
  4. bronchorrhaphy,
  5. bronchorrhea,
  6. bronchoscopic,
  7. bronchoscopist,
  8. bronchoscopy,
  9. bronchospasm,
  10. bronchospirography

Origin of bronchoscope

First recorded in 1895–1900; broncho- + -scope

Related formsbron·cho·scop·ic [brong-kuh-skop-ik] /ˌbrɒŋ kəˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectivebron·chos·co·pist [brong-kos-kuh-pist] /brɒŋˈkɒs kə pɪst/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for bronchoscope

bronchoscope

/ (ˈbrɒŋkəˌskəʊp) /

noun

an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes
Derived Formsbronchoscopic (ˌbrɒŋkəˈskɒpɪk), adjectivebronchoscopist (brɒŋˈkɒskəpɪst), nounbronchoscopy, noun

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Medicine definitions for bronchoscope

bronchoscope

[ brŏngkə-skōp′ ]

n.

An endoscope for inspecting the interior of the tracheobronchial tree.
Related formsbron′cho•scopic (-skŏpĭk) adj.bron•chosco•py (-kŏskə-pē) n.


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