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A slender tubular instrument with a small light on the end for inspection of the interior of the bronchi.

bron′cho·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
bron·chos′co·pist (brŏn-kŏs′kə-pĭst, brŏng-) n.
bron·chos′co·py (-kə-pē) n.
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(Medicine) an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes
bronchoscopic adj
bronchoscopist n
bronˈchoscopy n
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(ˈbrɒŋ kəˌskoʊp)

a lighted, flexible instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.
bron`cho•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
bron•chos′co•pist (-ˈkɒs kə pɪst) n.
bron•chos′co•py, n.
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Noun1.bronchoscope - a slender tubular instrument used to examine the bronchial tubes
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
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n broncoscopio
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The market grew at 6.3% y-o-y in 2018 with bronchoscopes accounting for nearly one third of the global revenues.
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In September 2001, a defect was discovered in several bronchoscopes manufactured by Olympus America, Inc., a subsidiary of the Japanese camera maker Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
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hospital has alerted more than 400 patients who underwent medical checks with bronchoscopes later found to be defective that they may have contracted a lung infection, hospital officials said Monday.
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The D-Light AF System includes flexible bronchoscopes with integrated filter wheels that enable one-touch toggling between WL and AF visualization modes.