- a lighted, flexible tubular instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.
Origin of bronchoscope
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By the passage of bougies through a bronchoscope a stricture of the bronchus has been relieved in a similar manner.
- an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes
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- An endoscope for inspecting the interior of the tracheobronchial tree.
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