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. Historical Examples Constance happened to overlook the table on which stood the auriscope. The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy “It is improbable in the highest degree that any steamer is near enough to affect the auriscope,” he said. The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy noun a medical instrument for examinig the external ear Also […]
a physician specializing in the treatment of ear diseases; otologist. Historical Examples He was distinguished, also, as an oculist and aurist, and removed a particle of iron from the cornea by means of a magnet. An Epitome of the History of Medicine Roswell Park I want an aurist who knows all about the ear and […]
Sri (Sri Aurobindo Ghose) 1872–1950, Indian scholar and spiritual leader.
a large, black European wild ox, Bos primigenius: extinct since 1627. (not used scientifically) the European bison. Contemporary Examples A terrible storm melts the polar ice caps, unleashing a group of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. The Daily Beast’s Oscar Nominees: Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway & More Marlow Stern January 3, 2013 Historical Examples All the […]