otoscope

[ oh-tuh-skohp ]
/ ˈoʊ təˌskoʊp /

noun Medicine/Medical.

an instrument for examining the external canal and tympanic membrane of the ear.

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Origin of otoscope

First recorded in 1840–50; oto- + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM otoscope

o·to·scop·ic [oh-tuh-skop-ik], /ˌoʊ təˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectiveo·tos·co·py [oh-tos-kuh-pee], /oʊˈtɒs kə pi/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for otoscope

otoscope
/ (ˈəʊtəʊˌskəʊp) /

noun

another name for auriscope

Derived forms of otoscope

otoscopic (ˌəʊtəʊˈskɒpɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for otoscope

otoscope
[ ōtə-skōp′ ]

n.

An instrument for examining the interior of the ear, especially the eardrum, consisting essentially of a magnifying lens and a light.auriscope
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