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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.
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otoscope

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

A tool for examining the inside of the outer ear canal and eardrum by the shining of a light.
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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
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Translations

o·to·scope

n. otoscopio, instrumento para examinar el oído.
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otoscope

n otoscopio
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Otoscopic exam revealed left opaque tympanic membrane with loss of light reflex but no discharge.
Otoscopic examination revealed a skin-colored, hair-bearing, dome-shaped mass over the posterior wall of the cartilaginous part of the right external auditory canal (EAC) (figure, A).
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"The evaluation of otoscopic signs is always subjective and prone to interobserver bias," they wrote.
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