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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.

laryngoscope

(ləˈrɪŋɡəˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) a medical instrument for examining the larynx
laryngoscopic adj
laˌryngoˈscopically adv
laryngoscopist n
ˌlarynˈgoscopy n

la•ryn•go•scope

(ləˈrɪŋ gəˌskoʊp)

n.
an endoscope equipped for viewing the larynx through the mouth and for performing local surgery.
[1855–60]
la•ryn`go•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
la•ryn•gos•co•pist (ˌlær ɪŋˈgɒs kə pɪst) n.
lar`yn•gos′co•py, n., pl. -pies.

laryngoscope

an apparatus for examining the larynx. — Iaryngoscopist, n. — laryngoscopic, adj.
See also: Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laryngoscope - a medical instrument for examining the larynx
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
Translations
Laryngoskop

la·ryn·go·scope

n. laringoscopio, instrumento usado para examinar la laringe.

laryngoscope

n laringoscopio
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