Definition of Bronchoscope

1. Noun. A slender tubular instrument used to examine the bronchial tubes.

Generic synonyms: Medical Instrument
Derivative terms: Bronchoscopic



Definition of Bronchoscope

1. Noun. a form of endoscope for inspecting the bronchial tubes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bronchoscope

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Medical Definition of Bronchoscope

1. A thin, flexible instrument used to view the air passages of the lung. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bronchoscope

bronchopneumonias
bronchopneumonic aspergillosis
bronchoprotective
bronchopulmonary
bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
bronchopulmonary dysplasia
bronchopulmonary lymph nodes
bronchopulmonary segment
bronchopulmonary segments
bronchopulmonary sequestration
bronchopulmonary spirochetosis
bronchorrhaphy
bronchorrhoea
bronchorrhœa
bronchos
bronchoscope (current term)
bronchoscopes
bronchoscopic
bronchoscopic brush
bronchoscopic smear
bronchoscopic sponge
bronchoscopically
bronchoscopies
bronchoscopist
bronchoscopists
bronchoscopy
bronchospasm
bronchospasmolytic
bronchospasms
bronchospastic

Literary usage of Bronchoscope

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

1. Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery by Chevalier Jackson, Gustav Killian (1914)
"Introduction of the bronchoscope. The description of the introduction of the bronchoscope given in some of the text-books would lead one to suppose that the ..."

2. Asthma, Presenting an Exposition of the Nonpassive Expiration Theory by Orville Harry Brown (1917)
"The bronchoscope may be of service in the hands of one skilled in its use ; few, however, can qualify for this. A second has to do with the chemistry and ..."

3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1906)
"After the end of the bronchoscope has passed a few inches below the larynx it ... Since the introduction of the bronchoscope by Killian 87 cases of foreign ..."

4. Surgical diseases of children: A Modern Treatise on Pediatric Surgery by Samuel Walter Kelley (1909)
"The bronchoscope is now introduced through the separable speculum until the tube mouth is near, but does not touch the cords. The respiratory movements of ..."

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