bronchoscope

[brong-kuh-skohp]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a lighted, flexible tubular instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.

Origin:
1895–1900; broncho- + -scope

bronchoscopic [brong-kuh-skop-ik] , adjective
bronchoscopist [brong-kos-kuh-pist] , noun
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bronchoscope (ˈbrɒŋkəˌskəʊp)
 
n
an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes
 
bronchoscopic
 
adj
 
bronchoscopist
 
n
 
bron'choscopy
 
n

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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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Example sentences
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.
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