otoscope


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o·to·scope

 (ō′tə-skōp′)
n.
An instrument for examining the interior of the ear, especially the eardrum, consisting essentially of a magnifying lens and a light.

otoscope

(ˈəʊtəʊˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) another name for auriscope
otoscopic adj

otoscope

A tool for examining the inside of the outer ear canal and eardrum by the shining of a light.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.otoscope - medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and lightotoscope - 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
Translations

o·to·scope

n. otoscopio, instrumento para examinar el oído.

otoscope

n otoscopio
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After taking a quick look in my ear canal with his otoscope instrument, he asked me, 'Are you using cotton-tipped applicators to clean your ears?
Ear examination was carried out by wireless digital video otoscope and diagnosis was made by observing changes in ear canal from normal.
Specsavers audiologists provide customers with an all-encompassing ear health check using a video otoscope.
Specsavers chief audiologist Nick Taylor, says: "The video otoscope is a diagnostic tool to assess the health of a person's ear.
HealthSpot's cloud-based telehealth software enables users to interact privately with health care providers in a 40-squarefoot kiosk using high-definition videoconferencing and biometric medical devices, including a stethoscope, an otoscope, a pulse oximeter and a magnascope.
In essence, the clip-on gadget turns a smartphone into an otoscope, the tool that physicians use to look into the ear and examine a patient's eardrum.
I inserted the otoscope farther into the canal and observed a single insect leg sticking out from the grey mass.
ORLANDO -- A novel smartphone otoscope attachment provides clear, transmittable images of the ear drum or tympanic membrane, and could revolutionize the approach to diagnosing and managing ear infections, according to Dr.
They say that the ability to take a good history, listening carefully to what the patient says, a flashlight, and a good otoscope should be enough for any student or general practitioner to deal with the conditions they describe.
Advanced Monitors Corporation has introduced two new digital video otoscopes: the Tele-View EV-300 Wireless Video Otoscope and the Tele-View EV-400 Wired Video Otoscope.
The study showed that screening for hearing loss resulted in significantly more veterans who used hearing aids 1 year after screening, particularly if screened with a tone-emitting otoscope, compared with veterans who did not receive screening [17].
Fritz system is suitable for everyday small animal practice and includes a base unit and video otoscope attachment with a range of accessories for various applications.