binaural stethoscope


binaural stethoscope
a stethoscope with two adjustable branches, designed for use with both ears.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • binaural — /buy nawr euhl, bin awr euhl/, adj. 1. having two ears. 2. of, with, or for both ears: binaural hearing; a binaural stethoscope. 3. (of sound) recorded through two separate microphones and transmitted through two separate channels to produce a… …   Universalium

  • binaural — /baɪnˈɔrəl/ (say buyn awruhl) adjective 1. of, with, or for both ears: binaural hearing; a binaural stethoscope. 2. having two ears …   Australian English dictionary

  • stethoscope — An instrument originally devised by Laennec for aid in hearing the respiratory and cardiac sounds in the chest, but now modified in various ways and used in auscultation of any of vascular or other sounds anywhere in the body. [stetho + G. skopeo …   Medical dictionary

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  • Cammann stethoscope — Cam·mann stethoscope (kamґən) [George Philip Cammann, American physician, 1804–1863] a binaural stethoscope …   Medical dictionary

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  • bin|au´ral|ly — bin|au|ral «bihn R uhl, byn », adjective. 1. having to do with or using two speakers, or sources of sound reproduction or transmission, to give a three dimensional auditory effect; stereophonic: »binaural broadcasting, binaural recording. 2. of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bin|au|ral — «bihn R uhl, byn », adjective. 1. having to do with or using two speakers, or sources of sound reproduction or transmission, to give a three dimensional auditory effect; stereophonic: »binaural broadcasting, binaural recording. 2. of or for both… …   Useful english dictionary

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