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steth·o·scope

 (stĕth′ə-skōp′)
n.
Any of various instruments used for listening to sounds produced within the body.

[French stéthoscope : Greek stēthos, chest + French -scope, an instrument for viewing (from Latin -scopium; see -scope).]

steth′o·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), steth′o·scop′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
steth′o·scop′i·cal·ly adv.
ste·thos′co·py (stĕ-thŏs′kə-pē) n.

stethoscope

(ˈstɛθəˌskəʊp)
n
1. (Medicine) med an instrument for listening to the sounds made within the body, typically consisting of a hollow disc that transmits the sound through hollow tubes to earpieces
2. (Medicine) Also called: obstetric stethoscope a narrow cylinder expanded at both ends to receive and transmit fetal sounds
[C19: from French, from Greek stēthos breast + -scope]
stethoscopic adj
stethoscopy n

steth•o•scope

(ˈstɛθ əˌskoʊp)

n.
an instrument used in auscultation to detect sounds in the chest or other parts of the body.
[1810–20; < Greek stêtho(s) chest + -scope]
ste•thos•co•py (stɛˈθɒs kə pi, ˈstɛθ əˌskoʊ-) n.
steth`o•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.

stethoscope

A tool used for listening to the sounds made by the internal organs, especially the heart and lungs, from outside the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stethoscope - a medical instrument for listening to the sounds generated inside the bodystethoscope - a medical instrument for listening to the sounds generated inside the body
fetoscope, foetoscope - a stethoscope placed on the pregnant woman's abdomen to listen for the fetal heartbeat
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
Translations
سَمّاعَة الطَّبيب
stetoskop
stetoskop
sztetoszkóp
hlustunarpípa
stetoskopas
stetoskops
stetoskop
steteskop

stethoscope

[ˈsteθəskəʊp] Nestetoscopio m

stethoscope

[ˈstɛθəskəʊp] nstéthoscope m

stethoscope

nStethoskop nt

stethoscope

[ˈstɛθəˌskəʊp] nstetoscopio

stethoscope

(ˈsteθəskəup) noun
an instrument by which a doctor can listen to the beats of the heart etc.

steth·o·scope

n. estetoscopio, instrumento médico usado en la auscultación.

stethoscope

n estetoscopio, fonendoscopio
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