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An instrument used in examining the pharynx.

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


(Medicine) a medical instrument for examining the pharynx
pharyngoscopic adj
pharyngoscopy n


(fəˈrɪŋ gəˌskoʊp)

an instrument for inspecting the pharynx.
pha•ryn`go•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
phar`yn•gos′co•py, n.
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