bronchoscopy

[brong-kos-kuh-pee]
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noun, plural bron·chos·co·pies.

an examination by means of a bronchoscope.

Origin of bronchoscopy

First recorded in 1900–10; broncho- + -scopy
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Word Origin and History for bronchoscopy
n.

from German bronchoskopie (1898), from Latinized comb. form of Greek bronkhia "the bronchial tubes" (plural; see bronchial); also see -scope.

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