Laryngoscopist
Laryngoscopist Lar`yn*gos"co*pist, n. One skilled in laryngoscopy. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Laryngoscopist — A person who uses a laryngoscope, a flexible, lighted tube used to look at the inside of the larynx (the voice box). The laryngoscope is inserted through the mouth into the upper airway. History: The laryngoscope was invented in 1830 by Benjamin… …   Medical dictionary

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  • laryngoscope — laryngoscopic /leuh ring geuh skop ik/, adj. laryngoscopist /lar ing gos keuh pist/, n. /leuh ring geuh skohp /, n. Med. a rigid or flexible endoscope passed through the mouth and equipped with a source of light and magnification, for examining… …   Universalium

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