otoscope

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n otoscope medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Otoscope An instrument for examining the condition of the ear.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n otoscope An ear-speculum. See speculum.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Otoscope an instrument for viewing the interior of the ear
    • Otoscope . See under Otalgia.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Oto-, + -scope,

Usage


In news:

John Fleischacker gets to see the inner workings of his ear canal as audiologist Jennifer Edmonds uses a video otoscope to perform a screening during SIU Men's Night Out at Springfield High School Thursday.
After looking into her ear with an otoscope, doctors discovered a spider burrowed deep inside.
Assessments of the size of tympanic membrane perforations: A comparison of clinical estimations with video-otoscopic calculations.
Otoscopic findings in otosclerosis .
Otoscopic findings in otosclerosis.
Assessments of the size of tympanic membrane perforations: A comparison of clinical estimations with video- otoscopic calculations.
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