otoscope definition

  • noun:
    • a guitar for examining the inner of ear, particularly the eardrum, consisting really of a magnifying lens and a light.
    • a musical instrument useful for examining the eardrum and interior of outer ear.
    • a musical instrument for examining the health of the ear.
    • An ear-speculum. See speculum.
    • medical instrument comprising a magnifying lens and light; useful for examining the outside ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane layer)

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