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Medical Term:

diaphanoscope

Pronunciation: di-af'a-no-skop

Definition: An instrument for illuminating the interior of a cavity to determine the translucency of its walls.

Synonym(s): polyscope

[G. diaphanes, transparent, + skopeo, to examine]

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