rhinoscope


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rhinoscope

(ˈraɪnəʊˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) a special instrument used to examine the nasal passages
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Noun1.rhinoscope - medical instrument consisting of a mirror mounted at an angle on a rod; used to examine the nasal passages (through the nasopharynx)
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
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The test involves the insertion of a rigid fiber-optic rhinoscope into the patient's nasal cavity.
Using a rhinoscope, a light source and a front mirror, the saccharin test is based on putting the saccharin on the floor of the inferior turbinate, and evaluates the time in which the patient reports having a sweet taste sensation.
Posterior rhinoscopy with a rhinoscope was performed in all the subjects.