bronchoscope[bräŋ′kō skōp′, -kə-]
bronchoscope definition by Webster's New World
a slender, tubular instrument with a small electric light, for examining or treating the inside of the windpipe or the bronchi, or for removing foreign bodies from them
Origin: broncho- plush -scope
bronchoscope definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A slender tubular instrument with a small light on the end for inspection of the interior of the bronchi.
- bronˌcho·scopˈic adjective
- bron·chosˈco·pist noun
- bron·chosˈco·py noun
bronchoscope - Medical Definition
An endoscope for inspecting the interior of the tracheobronchial tree.
- bronchoscopic adjective
- bronchoscopy noun