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pharyngoscope

[fuh-ring-guh-skohp] /fəˈrɪŋ gəˌskoʊp/
noun
1.
an instrument for inspecting the pharynx.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; pharyngo- + -scope
Related forms
pharyngoscopic
[fuh-ring-guh-skop-ik] /fəˌrɪŋ gəˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
pharyngoscopist
[far-ing-gos-kuh-pist] /ˌfær ɪŋˈgɒs kə pɪst/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pharyngoscopic

pharyngoscope

/fəˈrɪŋɡəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
a medical instrument for examining the pharynx
Derived Forms
pharyngoscopic (fəˌrɪŋɡəˈskɒpɪk) adjective
pharyngoscopy (ˌfærɪŋˈɡɒskəpɪ) noun
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pharyngoscopic in Medicine

pharyngoscope pha·ryn·go·scope (fə-rĭng'gə-skōp')
n.
An instrument used in examining the pharynx.


phar'yn·gos'co·py (fār'ĭn-gŏs'kə-pē, fār'ĭng-) n.
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