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stereoscope

 [ster″e-o-skōp]
an instrument for producing the appearance of solidity and relief by combining the images of two similar pictures of an object.

ster·e·o·scope

(ster'ē-ō-skōp),
An instrument producing two horizontally separated images of the same object, providing a single image with an appearance of depth.
[stereo- + G. skopeō, to view]

stereoscope

/ster·eo·scope/ (ster´e-o-skōp″) an instrument for producing the appearance of solidity and relief by combining the images of two similar pictures of an object.

ster·e·o·scope

(ster'ē-ō-skōp)
An instrument producing two horizontally separated images of the same object, providing a single image with an appearance of depth.
[G. stereos, solid + G. skopeō, to view]

stereoscope,

n an optical instrument for viewing photographs or radiographs; it produces binocular vision, or a blending of images, so that new perspectives may be seen with an appearance of depth. It operates on the same principle as the eyes–that is, two views are registered on the retinas of the eyes, and the brain merges them into one.

stereoscope

an instrument for producing the appearance of solidity and relief by combining the images of two similar pictures of an object.
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