bronchoscopy
noun see bronchoscope

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bronchoscopy — is a technique of visualising the inside of the airways. An instrument bronchoscope is inserted into the airways, usually through the nose or mouth, or occasionally through a tracheostomy. This allows the practitioner to examine the patient s… …   Wikipedia

  • bronchoscopy — from Ger. bronchoskopie (1898) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bronchoscopy — A procedure that permits the doctor to see the breathing * * * Inspection of the interior of the tracheobronchial tree through a bronchoscope. * * * bron·chos·co·py brän käs kə pē, bräŋ n, pl pies the use of a bronchoscope in the examination or… …   Medical dictionary

  • bronchoscopy — A procedure that uses a bronchoscope to examine the inside of the trachea, bronchi (air passages that lead to the lungs), and lungs. A bronchoscope is a thin, tube like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • bronchoscopy — /brong kos keuh pee/, n., pl. bronchoscopies. an examination by means of a bronchoscope. [1900 10; BRONCHO + SCOPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • bronchoscopy — noun A technique for viewing the bronchi using a flexible instrument called a bronchoscope See Also: bronchoscope, bronchoscopic …   Wiktionary

  • bronchoscopy — n. (Medicine) examination performed with a bronchoscope (tube for examining the bronchi) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bronchoscopy — bron·chos·co·py …   English syllables

  • bronchoscopy — noun see bronchoscope I * * * /brong kos keuh pee/, n., pl. bronchoscopies. an examination by means of a bronchoscope. [1900 10; BRONCHO + SCOPY] * * * bronchosˈcopy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑broncho …   Useful english dictionary

  • fiberoptic bronchoscopy — bronchofibroscopy …   Medical dictionary

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