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Medical Term:

epiluminescence microscopy

 

Definition: low-power microscopy (×50–100), commonly a television microscope applied to a glass slide covering mineral oil on the surface of a skin lesion, to determine malignancy in pigmented lesions.

Synonym(s): surface microscopy

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