laryngoscope


la·ryn·go·scope

noun \lə-ˈriŋ-gə-ˌskōp, -ˈrin-jə-\

Definition of LARYNGOSCOPE

:  an endoscope for examining the interior of the larynx
lar·yn·gos·co·py \ˌla-rən-ˈgäs-kə-pē\ noun

Origin of LARYNGOSCOPE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1860

la·ryn·go·scope

noun \lə-ˈriŋ-gə-ˌskōp also -ˈrin-jə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LARYNGOSCOPE

: an endoscope for visually examining the interior of the larynx
la·ryn·go·scop·ic \-ˌriŋ-gə-ˈskäp-ik, -ˌrin-jə-\ or la·ryn·go·scop·i·cal \-i-kəl\ adjective
la·ryn·go·scop·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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