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rhi·nos·co·py

 (rī-nŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. rhi·nos·co·pies
Examination of the nasal passages by means of a speculum or similar instrument.

rhinoscopy

(raɪˈnɒskəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) med examination of the nasal passages, esp with a rhinoscope
rhinoscopic adj

rhi•nos•co•py

(raɪˈnɒs kə pi)
n., pl. -pies.
medical examination of the nasal passages.
[1860–65]
rhi`no•scop′ic (-nəˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhinoscopy - examination of the nasal passages (either through the anterior nares or with a rhinoscope through the nasopharynx)
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
Translations

rhi·nos·co·py

n. rinoscopía, examen de los pasajes nasales a través de la nasofaringe o de los orificios nasales.
References in periodicals archive ?
Clinical examination revealed on Anterior Rhinoscopy, a firm reddish mass in 20 patients, a mass on Posterior Rhinoscopy in 21 patients; 05 patients presented with cheek swelling and 04 with a bulging mass in the Nasopharynx (Table 6).
Posterior rhinoscopy evidenced few small mucosal erosions (diameter < 2 mm) surrounded by mildly thickened and oedematous mucosae in the rhinopharynx; a small quantity of mucuslike material was also present.
ENT examination included external examination of the nose, anterior and posterior rhinoscopy.

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