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A c. 1820s antique Laennec monaural stethoscope turned in three parts from cedar. The insert cone of cedar and brass was used when listening to heart and voice sounds.  Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec (1781-1826) invented the stethoscope around 1816.


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