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laryngoscopy

[ lar-ing-gos-kuh-pee ]

noun

, Medicine/Medical.
, plural lar·yn·gos·co·pies.
  1. an examination by means of a laryngoscope.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of laryngoscopy1

First recorded in 1860–65; laryngo- + -scopy

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Example Sentences

He published several books on laryngoscopy and diseases of the throat.

Thus, by direct laryngoscopy it is possible to investigate children as easily as adults.

(ii) Benign tumours other than papillomata, which are not amenable to operation by indirect laryngoscopy.

In my judgment, direct laryngoscopy renders such a surgical procedure unnecessary.

The instruments required correspond in the main to those used for direct laryngoscopy (see p. 480).

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