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ga·lac·to·scope

(gă-lak'tō-skōp),
An instrument for judging of the richness and purity of milk by the translucency of a thin layer.
Synonym(s): lactoscope
[galacto- + G. skopeō, to examine]
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galactoscope

An obsolete device formerly used to estimate the fat content of milk based on its translucency.
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The milk and colostrums compositions shown in Table 2 were analyzed with a MK2 Lactoscope (Delta Instruments, Drachten, The Netherlands).
Other systems on their stand will include Delta's new Lactoscope FTIR composition analyzer and the Advanced Cryoscope for measurements of extraneous water in milk.
Milk samples were collected at two consecutive milking (pm and am) weekly with a 12 h interval and analyzed with a Lactoscope (MK2; Delta Instruments, Drachten, the Netherlands) to determine total solids, lactose, fat protein, milk urea nitrogen (MUN) and somatic cell score.