Origin of stethoscopeFrench stéthoscope: see stetho- and -scope
An example of a stethoscope is what a doctor uses to listen for fluid in a patient's lungs.
Origin of stethoscopeFrench stéthoscope Greek stēthos chest French -scope an instrument for viewing ( from Latin -scopium ; see -scope . )
- steth′o·scop′ic steth′o·scop′i·cal
(third-person singular simple present stethoscopes, present participle stethoscoping, simple past and past participle stethoscoped)
From stetho- +"Ž -scope.
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- He or she will also place the stethoscope over the child's abdomen; when renal vein thrombosis is present, the doctor may hear an abnormal "whooshing" as blood tries to flow through the blocked vessel.
- The physician will listen to the child's chest with a stethoscope for specific sounds that indicate lung inflammation, such as moist rales and crackling, and wheezing, that indicate airway narrowing.
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- On examination of the heart rhythm using a stethoscope, infants with coarctation of the aorta usually have an abnormal "gallop" heart rhythm, and 50 percent of children also have heart murmurs.