bronchofiberscope(redirected from bronchofibrescope)
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an endoscope especially designed for passage through the trachea to permit inspection of the interior of the tracheobronchial tree and carrying out of endobronchial diagnostic and therapeutic maneuvers, such as taking specimens for culture and biopsy and removing foreign bodies. adj., adj bronchoscop´ic.
fiberoptic bronchoscope bronchofiberscope.
An endoscope for inspecting the interior of the tracheobronchial tree, either for diagnostic purposes (including biopsy) or for the removal of foreign bodies. There are two types: flexible and rigid.
[broncho- + G. skopeō, to view]
bronchofiberscope/bron·cho·fi·ber·scope/ (-fi´ber-skōp) fiberoptic bronchoscope; a flexible bronchoscope using fiberoptics.
A fiberoptic endoscope adapted for visualization of the trachea and bronchi.
a flexible bronchoscope utilizing fiberoptics.