diascope

/ (ˈdaɪəˌskəʊp) /

noun

an optical projector used to display transparencies
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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 forms

di•as•co•py (-ăskə-pē) n.
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