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otoscope

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noun oto·scope \ˈō-tə-ˌskōp\

Definition of otoscope

  1. :  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



1853

First Known Use of otoscope

1853


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otoscope

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noun oto·scope \ˈōt-ə-ˌskōp\

Medical Definition of otoscope

  1. :  an instrument fitted with lighting and magnifying lens systems and used to facilitate visual examination of the auditory canal and eardrum

  2. oto·scop·ic \ˌōt-ə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective




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