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di·aph·a·nos·cope

(dī-af'ă-nō-skōp),
An instrument for illuminating the interior of a cavity to determine the translucency of its walls.
Synonym(s): polyscope
[G. diaphanēs, transparent, + skopeō, to examine]

diaphanoscope

[dī·af'ənəskōp']
an instrument that transilluminates body tissues. It is sometimes used in the diagnosis of breast tumors.

di·aph·a·nos·cope

(dī-af'ă-nō-skōp)
An instrument for illuminating the interior of a cavity to determine the translucency of its walls.
[G. diaphanēs, transparent, + skopeō, to examine]

diaphanoscope

an instrument for transilluminating a body cavity.
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