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pharyngoscope

[ fuh-ring-guh-skohp ]

noun

  1. an instrument for inspecting the pharynx.


pharyngoscope

/ fəˈrɪŋɡəˌskəʊp; ˌfærɪŋˈɡɒskəpɪ; fəˌrɪŋɡəˈskɒpɪk /

noun

  1. a medical instrument for examining the pharynx


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Derived Forms

  • pharyngoscopy, noun
  • pharyngoscopic, adjective
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Other Words From

  • pha·ryn·go·scop·ic [f, uh, -ring-g, uh, -, skop, -ik], adjective
  • phar·yn·gos·co·pist [far-ing-, gos, -k, uh, -pist], noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of pharyngoscope1

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

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