phonendoscope


phonendoscope
device which amplifies small sounds

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • phonendoscope — A stethoscope that intensifies the auscultatory sounds by means of two parallel resonating plates, one resting on the patient s chest or attached to a stethoscope tube, the other vibrating in unison with it. [phon + G. endon, within, + skopeo, to …   Medical dictionary

  • phonendoscope — pho·nen·do·scope …   English syllables

  • phonendoscope — fōˈnendəˌskōp noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phon + end + scope; probably originally formed as Italian fonendoscopio : a stethoscope for intensifying auscultatory sounds …   Useful english dictionary

  • fonendoscop — FONENDOSCÓP s.n. (med.) Instrument de consultaţie, format dintr o cameră de rezonanţă care amplifică sunetele; stetoscop. [< fr. phonendoscope]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  FONENDOSCÓP s. n. stetoscop (1). (< fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Stethoscope — Modern stethoscope. The stethoscope (from Greek στηθοσκόπιο, from στήθος, stéthos chest and σκοπή, skopé examination) is an acoustic medical device for auscultation, or listening to the internal sounds of an animal body. It is often used to… …   Wikipedia

  • phon- — phon(o) , phone, phonie ♦ Éléments, du gr. phônê « voix, son », ou des comp. gr. en phônos et phônia : aphone, cacophonie, phonographe, saxophone. phon , phono , phone, phonie. éléments, du gr. phônê, voix, son . ⇒PHON(O) , (PHON , PHONO )élém.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • phono- — phon(o) , phone, phonie ♦ Éléments, du gr. phônê « voix, son », ou des comp. gr. en phônos et phônia : aphone, cacophonie, phonographe, saxophone. phon , phono , phone, phonie. éléments, du gr. phônê, voix, son . phono V. phon . ⇒PHON(O) , (PHON …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • auscultoscope — aus·cul·to·scope (aws kulґtə skōp) phonendoscope …   Medical dictionary

  • φωνενδοσκόπιο — το, Ν ιατρ. όργανο για την ακρόαση τών ενδοθωρακικών σπλάγχνων, με κύριο εκπρόσωπο το στηθοσκόπιο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. phonendoscope < φωνή + ενδοσκόπιο. Η λ., στον λόγιο τ. φωνενδοσκόπιον, μαρτυρείται από το 1896 στην… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • Scientific Instruments — Have you ever been in the middle of a class lecture, medical examination or episode of Star Trek only to realise suddenly that you have no clue what all those gizmos, gadgets and other scientific instruments actually do? If so, your problems are… …   Phrontistery dictionary


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