Meaning of “stethoscope” in the English Dictionary

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"stethoscope" in British English

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stethoscopenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsteθ.ə.skəʊp/ us /ˈsteθ.ə.skoʊp/

a piece of medical equipment that doctors use to listen to your heart and lungs

(Definition of “stethoscope” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stethoscope" in American English

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stethoscopenoun [ C ]

us /ˈsteθ·əˌskoʊp/

a medical device that allows a doctor to listen to your heart, lungs, or other part of your body

(Definition of “stethoscope” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)