auriscope

[awr-uh-skohp]

Origin of auriscope

First recorded in 1850–55; auri-2 + -scope
Related formsau·ri·scop·ic [awr-uh-skop-ik] /ˌɔr əˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectiveau·ri·scop·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for auriscope

Historical Examples of auriscope

  • Constance happened to overlook the table on which stood the auriscope.

  • "It is improbable in the highest degree that any steamer is near enough to affect the auriscope," he said.


British Dictionary definitions for auriscope

auriscope

noun
  1. a medical instrument for examinig the external earAlso called: otoscope
Derived Formsauriscopic (ˌɔːrɪˈskɒpɪk), adjective
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auriscope in Medicine

auriscope

[ôrĭ-skōp′]
n.
  1. otoscope
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