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bronchoscope

[brong-kuh-skohp] /ˈbrɒŋ kəˌskoʊp/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
a lighted, flexible tubular instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; broncho- + -scope
Related forms
bronchoscopic
[brong-kuh-skop-ik] /ˌbrɒŋ kəˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
bronchoscopist
[brong-kos-kuh-pist] /brɒŋˈkɒs kə pɪst/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Examples from the web for bronchoscope
  • So the next day they threaded a flexible tube called a bronchoscope into his lungs and dripped in the virus-gene package.
  • The procedure is done with a bronchoscope, a tube goes into the mouth down the trachea and to the lungs.
  • Objects stuck in the airway may be removed with a laryngoscope or bronchoscope.
British Dictionary definitions for bronchoscope

bronchoscope

/ˈbrɒŋkəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes
Derived Forms
bronchoscopic (ˌbrɒŋkəˈskɒpɪk) adjective
bronchoscopist (brɒŋˈkɒskəpɪst) noun
bronchoscopy, noun
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bronchoscope in Medicine

bronchoscope bron·cho·scope (brŏng'kə-skōp')
n.
An endoscope for inspecting the interior of the tracheobronchial tree.


bron'cho·scop'ic (-skŏp'ĭk) adj.
bron·chos'co·py (-kŏs'kə-pē) n.
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