Definition of Laryngoscope

1. Noun. A medical instrument for examining the larynx.

Generic synonyms: Medical Instrument



Definition of Laryngoscope

1. n. An instrument, consisting of an arrangement of two mirrors, for reflecting light upon the larynx, and for examining its image.

Definition of Laryngoscope

1. Noun. an endoscope used for viewing the interior of the larynx ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laryngoscope

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Medical Definition of Laryngoscope

1. An instrument used to examine the larynx. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laryngoscope

laryngomalacia
laryngoparalysis
laryngopharyngeal
laryngopharyngeal branches of superior cervical ganglion
laryngopharyngectomy
laryngopharyngeus
laryngopharyngitis
laryngopharynx
laryngophone
laryngophony
laryngophthisis
laryngoplasty
laryngoplegia
laryngorrhoea
laryngoscope (current term)
laryngoscopes
laryngoscopic
laryngoscopies
laryngoscopist
laryngoscopists
laryngoscopy
laryngospasm
laryngospasms
laryngospastic
laryngospastic reflex
laryngostasis
laryngostenosis
laryngostomy
laryngostroboscope

Literary usage of Laryngoscope

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1871)
"The laryngoscope and its revelations have brought about a very great aggravation of the serious difficulty which has been increasingly felt in the ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"The author then made especial reference to the use of the laryngoscope in instances where tracheotomy was performed, stating its great value as a means of ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"For this purpose he had examined the throats of healthy persons with the laryngoscope, so as to become familiar with the parts in them. ..."

4. Essentials of refraction and the diseases of the eye by Edward Jackson (1894)
"The laryngoscope. What is the laryngoscope? The laryngoscope is a combination of two mirrors so arranged as to enable the observer to see the interior of ..."

5. Handbook of the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the throat, nose, and by Carl Seiler (1893)
"THE laryngoscope is a combination of two mirrors so arranged as to enable ... History of the, laryngoscope.—In medical literature before the middle of the ..."

6. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1865)
"This ingenious laryngoscope [instrument shown] was exhibited at the ... In this laryngoscope a spring between the shanks of the laryngeal mirror and the ..."

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