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n. - A slender tubular instrument used to examine the tubes in the lungs.

Usage examples (36)
  • The bronchoscope is fitted with a small light and camera so the physician can view the airway on an external monitor.
  • The procedure involves threading a tube called a bronchoscope down the patient's airway to the lungs.
  • In a half-hour outpatient procedure, doctors thread a flexible tube called a bronchoscope through the nose or throat and down into the airways.
  • “Call pulmonary and cancel that bronchoscope,” he said. for more
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