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1. stethoscope

noun. ['ˈstɛθəˌskoʊp'] a medical instrument for listening to the sounds generated inside the body.

Synonyms

  • foetoscope
  • fetoscope

Etymology

  • -scope (English)
  • σκοπέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • stetho- (English)
  • στῆθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Stethoscope

  • gastroscope
  • gyroscope
  • horoscope
  • interscope
  • kaleidoscope
  • marketscope
  • microscope
  • ophthalmoscope
  • oscilloscope
  • periscope
  • polariscope
  • telescope
  • worldscope

How do you pronounce stethoscope?

Pronounce stethoscope as ˈstɛθəˌskoʊp.

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Sentences with stethoscope


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pressing too hard into the ear canal creates pain and indicates that the stethoscope may be too small.

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