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spectroscope

 [spek´trah-skōp]
an instrument for developing and analyzing the spectrum of a substance. adj., adj spectroscop´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

spec·tro·scope

(spek'trō-skōp),
An instrument for resolving light from any luminous body into its spectrum, and for the analysis of the spectrum so formed. It consists of a prism that refracts the light or a grating for diffraction of the light, an arrangement for rendering the rays parallel, and a telescope that magnifies the spectrum.
[spectro- + G. skopeō, to view]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

spec·tro·scope

(spek'trŏ-skōp)
An instrument for resolving light from any luminous body into its spectrum, and for the analysis of the spectrum so formed; consists of a prism that refracts the light or a grating for diffraction of the light, an arrangement for rendering the rays parallel, and a telescope that magnifies the spectrum.
[spectro- + G. skopeō, to view]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

spectroscope 

An instrument for producing and observing spectra. It consists of a slit, a diffraction grating or a prism to disperse the radiations, achromatic lenses, and an eyepiece to observe them. See monochromator; spectrum.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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