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bronchoscope

noun bron·cho·scope \ˈbräŋ-kə-ˌskōp\

Definition of BRONCHOSCOPE

:  a usually flexible endoscope for inspecting or passing instruments into the bronchi (as to obtain tissue for biopsy)
bron·cho·scop·ic \ˌbräŋ-kə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective
bron·chos·co·pist \brän-ˈkäs-kə-pist, bräŋ-\ noun
bron·chos·co·py \-pē\ noun

Origin of BRONCHOSCOPE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1899
Medical Dictionary

bronchoscope

noun bron·cho·scope \ˈbräŋ-kə-ˌskōp\

Medical Definition of BRONCHOSCOPE

:  a usually flexible endoscope for inspecting and passing instruments into the bronchi (as to obtain tissue for biopsy)

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