noun oto·scope \ˈō-tə-ˌskōp\

Definition of OTOSCOPE

:  an instrument with lighting and magnifying systems used for visual examination of the tympanic membrane and the canal connecting it to the exterior of the body

First Known Use of OTOSCOPE



noun oto·scope \ˈōt-ə-ˌskōp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OTOSCOPE

:  an instrument fitted with lighting and magnifying lens systems and used to facilitate visual examination of the auditory canal and eardrum
oto·scop·ic \ˌōt-ə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective


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