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laryngoscope

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noun la·ryn·go·scope \lə-ˈriŋ-gə-ˌskōp, -ˈrin-jə-\

Definition of laryngoscope

  1. :  an endoscope for examining the interior of the larynx

lar·yn·gos·co·py play \ˌla-rən-ˈgäs-kə-pē\ noun


Origin of laryngoscope

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1860


Medical Dictionary

laryngoscope

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noun la·ryn·go·scope \lə-ˈriŋ-gə-ˌskōp also -ˈrin-jə-\

Medical Definition of laryngoscope

  1. :  an endoscope for visually examining the interior of the larynx

  2. la·ryn·go·scop·ic \-ˌriŋ-gə-ˈskäp-ik, -ˌrin-jə-\play play or la·ryn·go·scop·i·cal \-i-kəl\play adjective
    la·ryn·go·scop·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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