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Steth"o*scope, n. Etym: [gr. -scope: cf. F. stéthoscope.] (med.)
Defn: an instrument used in auscultation for examining the organs of The chest, as the heart and lungs, by conveying to the ear of the Examiner the sounds produced in the thorax.
Stethoscope Steth"o*scope, v. t.
Defn: to auscultate, or examine, with a stethoscope. M. W. Savage.