trichinoscope


Also found in: Dictionary.

trich·i·no·scope

(trik'i-nō-skōp),
A magnifying glass used in the examination of meat suspected of being trichinous.
[trichina + G. skopeō, to view]

trichinoscope

a compression apparatus to squash a small sample of pork muscle and a projector to display the image of the tissue on a screen so that Trichinella spp. larvae can be identified.