otoscope otoscope

Definition(s):

  • (n) medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane)

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  1. New technology optimizes ear infection diagnosis, management

    A new, smartphone-enabled otoscope provides clear, transmittable images of the ear drum, or tympanic membrane, which someday may allow for ear infection diagnosis without a visit to the doctor's office.
    on October 28, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. New technology optimizes ear infection diagnosis and management

    ( American Academy of Pediatrics ) A new, smartphone-enabled otoscope provides clear, transmittable images of the ear drum, or tympanic membrane, which someday may allow for ear infection diagnosis without a visit to the doctor's office, according to an abstract presented Monday, Oct. 28, at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando.
    on October 28, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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