symballophone


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symballophone

[sim′bȯl·ə‚fōn]
(engineering)
A double stethoscope for the comparison and lateralization of sounds; permits the use of the acute function of the two ears to compare intensity and varying quality of sounds arising in the body or mechanical devices.
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