bronchoscopy

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

an examination by means of a bronchoscope.

Nearby words

  1. bronchorrhaphy,
  2. bronchorrhea,
  3. bronchoscope,
  4. bronchoscopic,
  5. bronchoscopist,
  6. bronchospasm,
  7. bronchospirography,
  8. bronchospirometer,
  9. bronchostaxis,
  10. bronchostenosis

Origin of bronchoscopy

First recorded in 1900–10; broncho- + -scopy

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Word Origin and History for bronchoscopy

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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