- An instrument for illuminating the interior of a body cavity to determine the translucency of its walls.
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Diaphanoscope, an apparatus by means of which transparent positive photographs may be viewed.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
The modification of the malt may also be determined by means of the diaphanoscope already referred to under Barley.