thoracoscope

noun
tho·​ra·​co·​scope | \ thə-ˈrāk-ə-ˌskōp How to pronounce thoracoscope (audio) , -ˈrak- How to pronounce thoracoscope (audio) \

Medical Definition of thoracoscope

: an endoscope that is inserted through a puncture in the chest wall in an intercostal space (as for the visual examination of the chest cavity)

Other Words from thoracoscope

thoracoscopic \ thə-​ˌrāk-​ə-​ˈskäp-​ik How to pronounce thoracoscopic (audio) , -​ˌrak-​ How to pronounce thoracoscopic (audio) \ adjective

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“Thoracoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thoracoscope. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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