Laryngoscopy

Laryngoscopy (larynx + scopy) is a medical procedure that is used to obtain a view of the vocal folds and the glottis. Laryngoscopy may be performed to facilitate tracheal intubation during general anesthesia or cardiopulmonary resuscitation or for procedures on the larynx or other parts of the upper tracheobronchial tree. ==Direct laryngoscopy== ...
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Laryngoscopy

• (n.) The art of using the laryngoscope; investigations made with the laryngoscope.
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laryngoscopy

<procedure> The visualisation of the larynx and vocal cords. This may be done directly using a fibreoptic scope (laryngoscope) or indirectly using mirrors. ... See: fibreoptics. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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laryngoscopy

(lar″ing-gos´kә-pe) visual examination of the larynx with a laryngoscope. adj., laryngoscop´ic., adj.
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Laryngoscopy

Lar`yn·gos'co·py noun The art of using the laryngoscope; investigations made with the laryngoscope.
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Laryngoscopy

Another name for a test called a nasoendoscopy. This means you have your upper airways and voice box examined. You have a thin tube put up your nose and down into your throat. The tube contains a light and a camera so your doctor can see inside.
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laryngoscopy

Examination of the larynx (voice box) with a mirror (indirect laryngoscopy) or with a laryngoscope (direct laryngoscopy).
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laryngoscopy

laryngoscopy, direct laryngoscopy Examination of the interior of the larynx, especially that which is performed with the laryngoscope.
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Laryngoscopy

Laryngoscopy: Examination of the larynx with a mirror (indirect laryngoscopy) or with a laryngoscope (direct laryngoscopy). The laryngoscope is a flexible, lighted tube used to look at the inside of the larynx (the voice box). The laryngoscope is inserted through the mouth into the upper airway. History: The laryngoscope was invented in 1830 by Ben...
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laryngoscopy

Type: Term Pronunciation: lar′ing-gos′kŏ-pē Definitions: 1. Inspection of the larynx by means of the laryngoscope.
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laryngoscopy

Visual examination of the larynx.
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