pharyngoscope

[ fuh-ring-guh-skohp ]
/ fəˈrɪŋ gəˌskoʊp /

noun

an instrument for inspecting the pharynx.

Nearby words

  1. pharyngoperistole,
  2. pharyngoplasty,
  3. pharyngoplegia,
  4. pharyngorhinitis,
  5. pharyngoscleroma,
  6. pharyngoscopy,
  7. pharyngospasm,
  8. pharyngostenosis,
  9. pharyngotomy,
  10. pharynx

Origin of pharyngoscope

First recorded in 1865–70; pharyngo- + -scope

Related formspha·ryn·go·scop·ic [fuh-ring-guh-skop-ik] /fəˌrɪŋ gəˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectivephar·yn·gos·co·pist [far-ing-gos-kuh-pist] /ˌfær ɪŋˈgɒs kə pɪst/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for pharyngoscope

pharyngoscope

/ (fəˈrɪŋɡəˌskəʊp) /

noun

a medical instrument for examining the pharynx
Derived Formspharyngoscopic (fəˌrɪŋɡəˈskɒpɪk), adjectivepharyngoscopy (ˌfærɪŋˈɡɒskəpɪ), noun

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Medicine definitions for pharyngoscope

pharyngoscope

[ fə-rĭnggə-skōp′ ]

n.

An instrument used in examining the pharynx.
Related formsphar′yn•gosco•py (făr′ĭn-gŏskə-pē, făr′ĭng-) n.


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