laryngoscopy

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la·ryn·go·scope

 (lə-rĭng′gə-skōp′, -rĭn′jə-)
n.
A tubular endoscope that is inserted into the larynx through the mouth and used for observing the interior of the larynx.

la·ryn′go·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), la·ryn′go·scop′i·cal adj.
la·ryn′go·scop′i·cal·ly adv.
lar′yn·gos′co·py (lăr′ən-gŏs′kə-pē) n.
Translations

lar·yn·gos·co·py

n. laringoscopía, examen de la laringe;
direct ______ directa, por medio de un laringoscopio;
indirect ______ indirecta, por medio de un espejo.

laryngoscopy

n (pl -pies) laringoscopia
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