laryngoscope
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1860 an endoscope for examining the interior of the larynx • laryngoscopy noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • laryngoscope — [ larɛ̃gɔskɔp ] n. m. • 1860; de laryngo et scope ♦ Méd. Appareil permettant d examiner la cavité laryngienne. N. f. LARYNGOSCOPIE . ● laryngoscope nom masculin Appareil qui permet d observer le larynx, la base de la langue et les sinus de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Laryngoscope — avec lame de type McIntosh Laryngoscope pédiatrique, la lame est dro …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Laryngoscope — La*ryn go*scope, n. [Larynx + scope.] 1. (Surg.) An instrument, consisting of an arrangement of two mirrors, for reflecting light upon the larynx, and for examining its image. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A type of endoscope having a light… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laryngoscope — [lə riŋ′gə skōp΄] n. [ LARYNGO + SCOPE] an instrument for examining the interior of the larynx …   English World dictionary

  • Laryngoscope — A laryngoscope (larynx+scope) is a medical instrument that is used to obtain a view of the vocal folds and the glottis, which is the space between the cords.Rigid laryngoscopeThere are many types of laryngoscopes. A rigid laryngoscope utilized by …   Wikipedia

  • 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 Guy Babington, a British physician …   Medical dictionary

  • laryngoscope — A thin, tube like instrument used to examine the larynx (voice box). A laryngoscope has a light and a lens for viewing and may have a tool to remove tissue …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • LARYNGOSCOPE — n. m. T. de Médecine Instrument composé principalement d’un miroir pour voir dans le fond du larynx …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 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

  • laryngoscope — noun an endoscope used for viewing the interior of the larynx See Also: laryngoscopy …   Wiktionary

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