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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


nasoscopy  listen  (nay-ZOS-koh-pee)

  Examination of the inside of the nose using a nasoscope (or rhinoscope). A nasoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease. Also called rhinoscopy.