bronchoscope

[brong-kuh-skohp]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. a lighted, flexible tubular instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.

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

noun
  1. 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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bronchoscope in Medicine

bronchoscope

[brŏngkə-skōp′]
n.
  1. 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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