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Related to Pharyngoscopy: laryngoscopy
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a medical examination of the pharynx. It is usually effected with artificial lights and with such instruments as tongue depressors, nasopharyngeal or throat mirrors, and frontal reflectors.
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