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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Nasoscopio

Nasoscope (NAY-zoh-skope)
A thin tube-like instrument used to examine the inside of the nose. A nasoscope has a light and a lens for viewing and may have a tool to remove tissue. Also called rhinoscope.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.