Rhinoscope

Rhinoscope
Rhinoscope
Diagnostics
OPS-301 code 1-612

A rhinoscope (or nasoscope) is a thin, tube-like instrument used to examine the inside of the nose. A rhinoscope has a light and a lens for viewing and may have a tool to remove tissue.

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  • Rhinoscope entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

 This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".


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  • Rhinoscope — Rhi no*scope, n. [Rhino + scope.] A small mirror for use in rhinoscopy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhinoscope — [rī′nə skōp΄] n. 〚 RHINO + SCOPE〛 an instrument for examining the internal passages of the nose rhinoscopy [rī näs′kə pē] n. * * * …   Universalium

  • rhinoscope — [rī′nə skōp΄] n. [ RHINO + SCOPE] an instrument for examining the internal passages of the nose rhinoscopy [rī näs′kə pē] n …   English World dictionary

  • rhinoscope — A thin, tube like instrument used to examine the inside of the nose. A rhinoscope has a light and a lens for viewing and may have a tool to remove tissue. Also called a nasoscope …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • rhinoscope — noun an instrument used to examine inside the nose Syn: nasoscope See Also: rhinoscopic, rhinoscopy …   Wiktionary

  • rhinoscope — A small mirror attached at a suitable angle to a rodlike handle, used in posterior rhinoscopy and nasopharyngoscopy. * * * rhi·no·scope rī nə .skōp n an instrument (as an endoscope) for examining the cavities and passages of the nose called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • rhinoscope — rhinoscopie [ rinɔskɔpi ] n. f. • 1860; de rhino et scopie ♦ Méd. Examen des fosses nasales par les narines avec un petit spéculum ou par le pharynx avec un instrument à miroir (rhinoscopen. m.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rhinoscope — instrument for examining the nose Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • rhinoscope — raɪnÉ™skəʊp n. instrument used to view inside the nasal passages (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rhinoscope — rhi·no·scope …   English syllables

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