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bronchoscopy

[brong-kos-kuh-pee] /brɒŋˈkɒs kə pi/
noun, plural bronchoscopies.
1.
an examination by means of a bronchoscope.
Origin
1900-1910
1900-10; broncho- + -scopy
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Examples for bronchoscopy
  • bronchoscopy is an invasive test to examine respiratory secretions.
Word Origin and History for bronchoscopy
n.

from German bronchoskopie (1898), from Latinized comb. form of Greek bronkhia "the bronchial tubes" (plural; see bronchial); also see -scope.

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