[ brong-kuh-skohp ]
/ ˈbrɒŋ kəˌskoʊp /
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a lighted, flexible tubular instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bronchoscopebron·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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By the passage of bougies through a bronchoscope a stricture of the bronchus has been relieved in a similar manner.
British Dictionary definitions for bronchoscope
/ (ˈbrɒŋkəˌskəʊp) /
an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes
Derived forms of bronchoscopebronchoscopic (ˌbrɒŋkəˈskɒpɪk), adjectivebronchoscopist (brɒŋˈkɒskəpɪst), nounbronchoscopy, noun
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Medical definitions for bronchoscope
[ brŏng′kə-skōp′ ]
An endoscope for inspecting the interior of the tracheobronchial tree.
Other words from bronchoscopebron′cho•scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.bron•chos′co•py (-kŏs′kə-pē) n.
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