Laryngoscopic

laryngoscope

[luh-ring-guh-skohp]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a rigid or flexible endoscope passed through the mouth and equipped with a source of light and magnification, for examining and performing local diagnostic and surgical procedures on the larynx.

Origin:
1855–60; laryngo- + -scope

laryngoscopic [luh-ring-guh-skop-ik] , adjective
laryngoscopist [lar-ing-gos-kuh-pist] , noun
prelaryngoscopic, adjective
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laryngoscope (ləˈrɪŋɡəˌskəʊp)
 
n
a medical instrument for examining the larynx
 
laryngoscopic
 
adj
 
laryngo'scopically
 
adv
 
laryngoscopist
 
n
 
laryn'goscopy
 
n

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laryngoscope la·ryn·go·scope (lə-rĭng'gə-skōp', -rĭn'jə-)
n.
A tubular endoscope that is inserted through the mouth and into the larynx and that is used for examining the interior of the larynx.


la·ryn'go·scop'ic (-skŏp'ĭk) or la·ryn'go·scop'i·cal adj.
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