- an instrument for examining the external canal and tympanic membrane of the ear.
Origin of otoscope
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- another name for auriscope
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- Examination of the ear by means of an otoscope.
- 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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