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laryngoscope

 [lah-ring´go-skōp]
an endoscope equipped with a light and mirrors for illumination and examination of the larynx.

la·ryn·go·scope

(lă-ring'gō-skōp),
Any of several types of tubes, equipped with electrical lighting, used in examining or operating upon the interior of the larynx through the mouth.
[laryngo- + G. skopeō, to inspect]

laryngoscope

(lə-rĭng′gə-skōp′, -rĭn′jə-)
n.
A tubular endoscope that is inserted into the larynx through the mouth and used for observing the interior of the larynx.

la·ryn′go·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), la·ryn′go·scop′i·cal adj.
la·ryn′go·scop′i·cal·ly adv.
lar′yn·gos′co·py (lăr′ən-gŏs′kə-pē) n.

laryngoscope

[ləring′gəskōp]
an endoscope for examining the larynx.
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Laryngoscope

la·ryn·go·scope

(lă-ring'gŏ-skōp)
Any of several types of hollow tubes, equipped with electric lighting, used in examining or operating on the interior of the larynx through the mouth.
[laryngo- + G. skopeō, to inspect]

Laryngoscope

A diagnostic instrument that is used to examine the interior of the larynx.
Mentioned in: Vocal Cord Paralysis

la·ryn·go·scope

(lă-ring'gŏ-skōp)
Any of several types of hollow tubes, equipped with electric lighting, used in examining or operating on the interior of the larynx through the mouth.

laryngoscope

an endoscope equipped with a blade to depress the tongue, and light and mirrors for illumination and examination of the larynx.
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Laryngoscope. By permission from Hall L, Clarke KW, Trim C, Veterinary Anaesthesia, Saunders, 2000

Rowson laryngoscope
one with a blade designed for use in large animals.
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