- a rigid or flexible endoscope passed through the mouth and equipped with a source of light and magnification, for examining and performing local diagnostic and surgical procedures on the larynx.
Origin of laryngoscope
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Examples from the Web for laryngoscope
Still, as before said, the laryngoscope does not reveal all the secrets of voice-production.The Child-Voice in Singing
Francis E. Howard
He did not examine me with the stethoscope or the laryngoscope.The Poet at the Breakfast Table
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Czermak mentions it first in his observations with the laryngoscope.The Voice in Singing
The laryngoscope should not, in fact, leave the hands of the physician.The Voice
Frank E. Miller
But when the laryngoscope is brought into use, then comes a revelation.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking
- a medical instrument for examining the larynx
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- A tubular endoscope that is inserted through the mouth and into the larynx and that is used for examining the interior of the larynx.
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