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phonendoscope

/ (fəˈnɛndəˌskəʊp) /
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noun
an instrument that amplifies small sounds, esp within the human body
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Word Origin for phonendoscope

C20: from phono- + endo- + -scope
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Medical definitions for phonendoscope

phonendoscope
[ fō-nĕndə-skōp′ ]

n.
A stethoscope that intensifies auscultatory sounds.
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