diascope

noun

an optical projector used to display transparencies

Nearby words

  1. diarthrosis,
  2. diarticular,
  3. diary,
  4. dias,
  5. diaschisis,
  6. diaspora,
  7. diaspore,
  8. diastalsis,
  9. diastase,
  10. diastasis

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Medicine definitions for diascope

diascope

[dīə-skōp′]

n.

A flat glass plate through which one can examine superficial skin lesions by means of pressure.
Related formsdi•as•co•py (-ăskə-pē) n.


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