Laryngoscope



[luh-ring-guh-skohp] /ləˈrɪŋ gəˌskoʊp/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
a rigid or flexible endoscope passed through the mouth and equipped with a source of light and magnification, for examining and performing local diagnostic and surgical procedures on the larynx.
/ləˈrɪŋɡəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
a medical instrument for examining the larynx

laryngoscope la·ryn·go·scope (lə-rĭng’gə-skōp’, -rĭn’jə-)
n.
A tubular endoscope that is inserted through the mouth and into the larynx and that is used for examining the interior of the larynx.
la·ryn’go·scop’ic (-skŏp’ĭk) or la·ryn’go·scop’i·cal adj.

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