/ (fəˈnɛndəˌskəʊp) /
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an instrument that amplifies small sounds, esp within the human body
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Word Origin for phonendoscope
C20: from phono- + endo- + -scope
Words nearby phonendoscope
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How to use phonendoscope in a sentence
The binaural stethoscope was invented by Cammann in 1854, and a later improvement is the phonendoscope, by Bianchi.The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.|Edward W. Byrn
Medical definitions for phonendoscope
[ fō-nĕn′də-skōp′ ]
A stethoscope that intensifies auscultatory sounds.
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