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- adj. using a stethoscope
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a stethoscope; obtained or made by means of a stethoscope.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to stethoscopy or the stethoscope; obtained by means of the stethoscope.
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When the froth hits the heart, it makes a real racket in a stethoscopic pickup.
She continued the stethoscopic exam, exploring the heart sounds from the front, then asking Mrs. Blaylock to turn over and completing the procedure for both heart and lung on the back.
A receiving diaphragm is placed in another and near-by chamber, which is provided with very sensitive stethoscopic ear-pieces, by which the Morse characters sent from another vessel may be received.
A receiving diaphragm is placed in another and near-by chamber, which is provided with very sensitive stethoscopic ear-pieces, by which the
And the patient was so weak that during the stethoscopic examination her head fell from side to side as she was moved, and when the doctor pressed her right side her moans were pregnant with pain.
The pulse was perfectly natural, as were also the sounds of the lungs and heart, so far as I was enabled to make a stethoscopic examination.
One of his papers was on the health of Cornish tin and copper miners, including studies of their working conditions and the stethoscopic signs of pulmonary tuberculosis.
+ '' stethoscopic audation '[retain bieing born quantile]'
And rapidly, with a series of ritual gestures, he uncoiled two wires connected to the portable battery buckled round his waist; plugged them simultaneously into the sides of his aluminum hat; touched a spring on the crownand antennæ shot up into the air; touched another spring on the peak of the brimand, like a jack-in-the-box, out jumped a microphone and hung there, quivering, six inches in front of his nose; pulled down a pair of receivers over his ears; pressed a switch on the left side of the hat-and from within came a faint waspy buzzing; turned a knob on the rightand the buzzing was interrupted by a stethoscopic wheeze and cackle, by hiccoughs and sudden squeaks.
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