otoscope

noun oto·scope \ ˈō-tə-ˌskōp \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

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

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1849

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otoscope

noun oto·scope \ ˈōt-ə-ˌskōp \

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

otoscopic

play \ˌōt-ə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective

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