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diaphanoscope

(dī-ăfə-nə-skōp′)
n.
  1. 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

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  • The modification of the malt may also be determined by means of the diaphanoscope already referred to under Barley.