thermoscope

noun

a device that indicates a change in temperature, esp one that does not measure the actual temperature

Nearby words

  1. thermoreceptor,
  2. thermoregulate,
  3. thermoregulation,
  4. thermoremanent magnetization,
  5. thermos,
  6. thermosensitive,
  7. thermosetting,
  8. thermosiphon,
  9. thermosphere,
  10. thermostable

Derived Formsthermoscopic (ˌθɜːməˈskɒpɪk) or thermoscopical, adjectivethermoscopically, adverb

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Medicine definitions for thermoscope

thermoscope

[thûrmə-skōp′]

n.

An instrument that indicates slight differences of temperature but does not record them.

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