pharyngoscope

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

noun

an instrument for inspecting the pharynx.

Origin of pharyngoscope

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

OTHER WORDS FROM pharyngoscope

pha·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 forms of pharyngoscope

pharyngoscopic (fəˌrɪŋɡəˈskɒpɪk), adjectivepharyngoscopy (ˌfærɪŋˈɡɒskəpɪ), noun
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Medicine definitions for pharyngoscope

pharyngoscope
[ fə-rĭnggə-skōp′ ]

n.

An instrument used in examining the pharynx.

Other words from pharyngoscope

phar′yn•gosco•py (făr′ĭn-gŏskə-pē, făr′ĭng-) n.
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