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

First Known Use of otoscope

1849


Medical Dictionary

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

otoscopic

\ˌōt-ə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective

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