a lighted, flexible tubular instrument that is inserted into the trachea for diagnosis and for removing inhaled objects.
Historical Examples

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an instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes
bron’cho·scop’ic (-skŏp’ĭk) adj.
bron·chos’co·py (-kŏs’kə-pē) n.


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