phonendoscope


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phonendoscope

 [fo-nen´do-skōp]
a stethoscopic device that intensifies auscultatory sounds.
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pho·nen·do·scope

(fō-nen'dō-skōp),
A stethoscope that intensifies the auscultatory sounds by means of two parallel resonating plates, one resting on the patient's chest or attached to a stethoscope tube, the other vibrating in unison with it.
[phon- + G. endon, within, + skopeō, to view]
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pho·nen·do·scope

(fō-nen'dŏ-skōp)
A stethoscope that intensifies the auscultatory sounds by means of two parallel resonating plates, one resting on the patient's chest or attached to a stethoscope tube, the other vibrating in unison with it.
[phon- + G. endon, within, + skopeō, to view]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012