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steth·o·scope

stethoscope

 
pronunciation:
ste th skop
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part of speech: noun
definition: an instrument that makes the sounds inside a body louder. Doctors and nurses listen to the heart with a stethoscope.
 
derivation: stethoscopy (n.)
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The word stethoscope contains the following part:
scop, -scope, -scopy Greek root that means to view, to observe