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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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Based on independent scoring by four physicians who evaluated 31 CellScope Oto videos and 31 conventional otoscope videos from 26 subjects, there was no difference between the two technologies in either the diagnostic quality of the images or diagnosis confidence ratings.
The third screening strategy consisted of both the tone-emitting otoscope and the hearing handicap questionnaire.
It takes motor skills and cognition to remove the otoscope from its holder.
Viewing the horizontal ear canal and advancing the otoscope was easier in breeds like Labrador retriever and Great dane owing to their wider ear canal.
Also there is a version of an otoscope called a Macro View (Welch Allyn, Skaneateles Falls, N.
The only reliable method to diagnose an ear infection is with an otoscope to examine the ear drum to determine if it's red.
In most cases, otologists evaluate size, shape, and site by simply looking through a handheld otoscope.
Ingrams in Trinity Street in the city centre has a video otoscope, which allows people to see their eardrum and the passage leading from it on a screen.
Most of the icons are straightforward, eg, the otoscope looks like an otoscope.
Abra la boca,'' he said as he pointed an otoscope into her mouth, then her ears and nose.
Video otoscopy is the use of an otoscope that has a very tiny video camera that transmits images to a television screen.