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Medical Term:

phaneroscope

Pronunciation: fan'er-o-skop

Definition: A lens used to concentrate the light from a lamp upon the skin, to facilitate examination of lesions of the skin and subcutaneous tissues.

[phanero- + G. skopeo, to view]

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