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otoscope definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane) [syn: otoscope, auriscope, auroscope]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1853 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

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an apparatus for examining the eardrum and the passage leading to it from the ear. Derivatives: otoscopic adj.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Otoscope O"to*scope, n. [Oto- + -scope.] An instrument for examining the condition of the ear.




 


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