Stethoscopy Ste*thos"co*py, n. The art or process of examination by the stethoscope. [1913 Webster]

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  • stethoscopy — See stethoscopic. * * * …   Universalium

  • stethoscopy — noun The diagnostic use of a stethoscope …   Wiktionary

  • stethoscopy — 1. Examination of the chest by means of auscultation, either mediate or immediate, and percussion. 2. Mediate auscultation with the stethoscope. * * * steth·os·co·py (steth osґkə pe) examination by means of the stethoscope …   Medical dictionary

  • stethoscopy — n. use of a stethoscope to listen to sounds produced within the body (such as the heartbeat) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stethoscopy — ste·thos·co·py …   English syllables

  • stethoscopy — steˈthäskəpē, ˈstethəˌskōpē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary stethoscope + y : examination by means of the stethoscope * * * stethosˈcopy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑stethoscope …   Useful english dictionary

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  • John Forbes (physician) — Sir John Forbes (17 December 1787 – 13 November 1861) MD Edin FRCP Lond DCL (Oxon.), FRS, distinguished Scottish physician, famous for his translation of the classic French medical text, De L Auscultation Mediate by R.T.H. Laennec, the inventor… …   Wikipedia

  • stethoscope — stethoscoped, adj. stethoscopist /ste thos keuh pist/, n. stethoscopy /ste thos keuh pee, steth euh skoh /, n. /steth euh skohp /, n. Med. an instrument used in auscultation to convey sounds in the chest or other parts of the body to the ear of… …   Universalium

  • stethoscopic — stethoscopically, adv. /steth euh skop ik/, adj. pertaining to the stethoscope or to stethoscopy. Also, stethoscopical. [1820 30; STETHOSCOPE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

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