auriscope


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auriscope

(ˈɔːrɪˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) a medical instrument for examining the external ear. Also called: otoscope
auriscopic adj

auriscope

an instrument for examining the ear. — auriscopy, n.
See also: Instruments
an instrument for examining the ear.
See also: Ear
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.auriscope - medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and lightauriscope - medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane)
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
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Diagnosis is confirmed by inspecting the eardrum using an auriscope.
If this is not found, the GP will examine the eardrums through an illuminating instrument (an auriscope or an otoscope) pushed gently into the ear canal.
The set also includes a doctor bag, reflex hammer, thermometer, squeaking syringe, auriscope, laryngoscope and pretend bandage.