Diaphanoscope
Diaphanoscope Di`a*phan"o*scope, n. [Gr. ? transparent + -scope.] (Photog.) A dark box constructed for viewing transparent pictures, with or without a lens. [1913 Webster]

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  • diaphanoscope — [djafanɔskɔp] n. m. ÉTYM. 1908; de diaphanoscopie, d après les comp. en scope. ❖ ♦ Méd. Appareil utilisé en diaphanoscopie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • diaphanoscope — An instrument for illuminating the interior of a cavity to determine the translucency of its walls. SYN: polyscope. [G. diaphanes, transparent, + skopeo, to examine] * * * di·aph·a·no·scope dī af ə nō .skōp n a device for examining the accessory… …   Medical dictionary

  • diaphanoscope — n. device for illuminating a body cavity with transillumination (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diaphanoscope — di·aph·a·no·scope …   English syllables

  • diaphanoscope — …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyscope — SYN: diaphanoscope. * * * poly·scope (polґe skōp) [poly + scope] diaphanoscope …   Medical dictionary

  • diafanoscop — diafanoscóp s. n. (sil. di a ; mf. scop), pl. diafanoscoápe Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  DIAFANOSCÓP s.n. Aparat folosit în diafanoscopie. ♦ Aparat pentru identificarea seminţelor seci pe baza transparenţei lor.… …   Dicționar Român

  • diaphanoscopy — Examination of a cavity with a diaphanoscope. * * * di·aph·a·nos·co·py (di afґə nosґkə pe) transillumination …   Medical dictionary

  • diaphanoscopie — [ djafanɔskɔpi ] n. f. • 1908; de dia , gr. phainein « briller » (cf. diaphane) et scopie ♦ Méd. Procédé qui consiste à éclairer certaines parties du corps (spécialt les sinus de la face) pour les examiner par transparence. ⇒ diascopie. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -scope — scope, scopie ♦ Éléments, du gr. skopos, skopia, de skopein « examiner, observer ». scope, scopie, scopique. éléments, du gr. skopos et skopia, de skopein, regarder, observer . ⇒ SCOPE, SCOPIE, élém. formants I. Scope. Élém. tiré du gr. ou tiré… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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