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auriscope

[awr-uh-skohp] /ˈɔr əˌskoʊp/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
Origin of auriscope
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; auri-2 + -scope
Related forms
auriscopic
[awr-uh-skop-ik] /ˌɔr əˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
auriscopically, adverb
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Examples from the Web for auriscope
Historical Examples
  • Constance happened to overlook the table on which stood the auriscope.

    The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy
  • "It is improbable in the highest degree that any steamer is near enough to affect the auriscope," he said.

    The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for auriscope

auriscope

/ˈɔːrɪˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
a medical instrument for examinig the external ear Also called otoscope
Derived Forms
auriscopic (ˌɔːrɪˈskɒpɪk) adjective
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auriscope in Medicine

auriscope au·ri·scope (ôr'ĭ-skōp')
n.
See otoscope.

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