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diascope

 [di´ah-skōp]
a glass plate pressed against the skin to permit observation of changes produced in the underlying areas after the blood vessels are emptied and the skin is blanched.

di·a·scope

(dī'ă-skōp),
A flat glass plate through which one can examine superficial skin lesions by means of pressure.
[G. dia, through, + skopeō, to view]

diascope

/di·a·scope/ (di´ah-skōp) a glass or clear plastic plate pressed against the skin for observing changes produced in the underlying skin after the blood vessels are emptied and the skin is blanched.

di·a·scope

(dī'ă-skōp)
A flat glass plate through which one can examine superficial skin lesions by means of pressure.
[G. dia, through, + skopeō, to view]
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diascope

(dī′ă-skōp) [Gr. dia, through, + skopein, to examine]
A glass plate held against the skin for examining superficial lesions. Erythematous lesions will show the compressed capillary bed, but a hemorrhagic area will not blanch when the glass is pressed against the skin.
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diascope

A projector used to project transparent objects.
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