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microphone

 [mi´kro-fōn]
a device to pick up sound for purposes of amplification or transmission.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mi·cro·phone

(mī'krō-fōn),
An instrument for converting sounds to electrical signals.
[micro- + G. phōnē, sound]
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