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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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Objective: The use of an esophageal stethoscope is a basic heart sounds monitoring procedure performed in patients under general anesthesia.
The S1 was obtained with the newly developed esophageal stethoscope system.
Objective: Esophageal stethoscope has the advantage of being non-invasive easily placed and capability to monitor the heart sound.
Two microphones were used with one for acquisition of heart sound by connecting it to the esophageal stethoscope while the other was used to measure the background noise in the operating room.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Stethoscopes in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Manual & Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes, and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors.
The specific product segments analyzed are Manual & Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes, and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors.
Another example: employees evaluated different brands of esophageal stethoscopes (a monitoring device for patients under anesthesia) with an emphasis on cost reduction and improving patient care.