Definition of Rhinoscope

1. Noun. Medical instrument consisting of a mirror mounted at an angle on a rod; used to examine the nasal passages (through the nasopharynx).

Generic synonyms: Medical Instrument



Definition of Rhinoscope

1. n. A small mirror for use in rhinoscopy.

Definition of Rhinoscope

1. Noun. an instrument used to examine inside the nose ¹

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Medical Definition of Rhinoscope

1. A small mirror for use in rhinoscopy. Origin: Rhino- + -scope. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhinoscope

rhinoplasties
rhinoplasty
rhinopneumonitis
rhinopome
rhinopomes
rhinorrhagia
rhinorrhagias
rhinorrhea
rhinorrheas
rhinorrhoea
rhinorrhœa
rhinos
rhinosalpingitis
rhinoscleroma
rhinoscleromas
rhinoscope (current term)
rhinoscopes
rhinoscopic
rhinoscopies
rhinoscopist
rhinoscopists
rhinoscopy
rhinosinusitis
rhinosporidiosis
rhinosporidium
rhinostenosis
rhinotillexomania
rhinotomy
rhinotracheitis

Literary usage of Rhinoscope

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"9 : 506. Electrical polyscope (2 p., 3 il.), 17 : 110. Laryngoscope and rhinoscope (9 p., 3 il.). P. Seeger, 12 : 166. ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1873)
"The patient being entrusted with the tongue-depressor, the rhinoscope will announce the exact position of the instrument. When it is known that the end of ..."

3. Journal of Materia Medica (1871)
"Another cause is found by the rhinoscope from ulcer in the ... The rhinoscope showed inflammation on the floor of the right nostril with ulceration of a ..."

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