thoracoscope

noun

med an instrument used for examining the pleural cavity

Nearby words

  1. thoracometer,
  2. thoracomyodynia,
  3. thoracopathy,
  4. thoracoplasty,
  5. thoracoschisis,
  6. thoracoscopy,
  7. thoracostenosis,
  8. thoracostomy,
  9. thoracotomy,
  10. thoral

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Medicine definitions for thoracoscope

thoracoscope

[thə-rākə-skōp′, -răkə-]

n.

An endoscope for examination of the chest cavity.

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