stethoscope

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈstɛθəskəʊp/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈstɛθəsˌkoʊp/

Noun[change]

Singular
stethoscope

Plural
stethoscopes

A stethoscope
  1. (countable) (medicine) A stethoscope is a tool that doctors and nurses use to listen to sounds inside the body.
    The doctor checked the patient's abdomen with a stethoscope.