bronchoscope

Definition / meaning of bronchoscope

A thin, tube-like instrument used to examine the inside of the trachea, bronchi (air passages that lead to the lungs), and lungs. A bronchoscope has a light and a lens for viewing, and may have a tool to remove tissue.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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