auriscope

[ awr-uh-skohp ]
/ ˈɔr əˌskoʊp /
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noun Medicine/Medical.


Nearby words

  1. aurignacian,
  2. aurillac,
  3. auriol,
  4. auriol, vincent,
  5. auris,
  6. auriscopic,
  7. aurist,
  8. aurobindo,
  9. aurobindo, sri,
  10. aurochs

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

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

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



British Dictionary definitions for auriscope

auriscope

/ (ˈɔːrɪˌskəʊp) /

noun

a medical instrument for examinig the external earAlso called: otoscope
Derived Formsauriscopic (ˌɔːrɪˈskɒpɪk), adjective

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Medicine definitions for auriscope

auriscope

[ ôrĭ-skōp′ ]

n.

otoscope

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