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noun os·cil·lo·scope \ä-ˈsil-ə-ˌskōp, ə-\

Medical Definition of OSCILLOSCOPE

:  an instrument in which the variations in a fluctuating electrical quantity appear temporarily as a visible waveform on the fluorescent screen of a cathode-ray tube—called also cathode-ray oscilloscope
os·cil·lo·scop·ic \ä-ˌsil-ə-ˈskäp-ik, ˌäs-ə-lə-\ adjective
os·cil·lo·scop·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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