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otoscope

 [o´to-skōp]
an instrument for inspecting the ear.

o·to·scope

(ō'tō-skōp),
An instrument for examining the ear.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]

otoscope

/oto·scope/ (o´to-skōp) an instrument for inspecting or auscultating the ear.

otoscope

(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

[ō′təskōp′]
Etymology: Gk, ous + skopein, to look
an instrument used to examine the external ear, the eardrum, and, through the eardrum, the ossicles of the middle ear. It consists of a light, a magnifying lens, a speculum, and sometimes a device for insufflation.
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Otoscope

otoscope

A device with a light and a magnifying glass used to examine the outer ear

o·to·scope

(ō'tō-skōp)
An instrument for examining the drum membrane or auscultating the ear.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]

otoscope

An instrument for illuminating and examining the external ear canal and the ear drum (tympanic membrane). Also known as an auriscope.

Otoscope

A hand-held instrument with a tiny light and a funnel-shaped attachment called an ear speculum, which is used to examine the ear canal and eardrum.

o·to·scope

(ō'tō-skōp)
An instrument for examining the drum membrane or auscultating the ear.
[oto- + G. skopeō, to view]

otoscope,

n an instrument used to examine the external ear, the eardrum, and, through the eardrum, the ossicles of the middle ear. It consists of a light, a magnifying lens, and a device for insufflation.

otoscope

an instrument for inspecting the ear.
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Otoscopic examination was quite difficult because ear was painful, swollen or filled with exudates, so sedation was done in most of cases.
Otoscopic examination of 203 patients was performed and tympanosclerosis was found in 14 patients (6.
iii) ENT evaluation: Otoscopic examination was done for each patient by an experienced ENT specialist.
In addition, the MacroView eliminates the need to pan in the ear during an otoscopic exam, which greatly improves the comfort level for the patient, Kuiper said.
Otoscopic evaluation of external ear canal and tympanic membrane in thirty (30) dogs with clinical symptoms indicative of ear canal affections was conducted to assess the pathophysiological changes.
Inclusion criteria: When otitis media, otoscopic examination through the external auditory canal showed the eardrum was inflammatory, manifested as redness, swelling and extrusion; reflection of the otoscopic light by the eardrum surface disappeared or attenuated; the eardrum had a white interface upon middle-ear hydrops; age older than 18 years.
Otoscopic classification of cholesteatoma as given in "Management of chronic suppurative otitis media," Scott-Brown's Otolaryngology, R.
The child's symptoms and baseline characteristics were recorded and a clinical examination including thorough pneumatic otoscopic examinations was performed.
Cholesteatoma can be recognized by the presence of attic squames on otoscopic examination.
Performing a good otoscopic exam with the best tools available and combining that exam with SGAR or tympanometry, in selected cases, is the best practice in my opinion, and what I do in my own practice.
The rate of clinical failure, which was defined as the persistence of signs of acute infection on otoscopic evaluation, was less likely in the children who received amoxicillin-clavulanate, compared with those who received placebo (4% vs.