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galvanoscope

noun gal·va·no·scope \gal-ˈva-nə-ˌskōp, ˈgal-və-nə-\

Definition of GALVANOSCOPE

:  an instrument for detecting the presence and direction of an electric current by the deflection of a magnetic needle

First Known Use of GALVANOSCOPE

1832

galvanoscope

noun gal·va·no·scope \gal-ˈvan-ə-ˌskōp, ˈgal-və-nə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GALVANOSCOPE

:  an instrument for detecting the presence and direction of an electric current by the deflection of a magnetic needle

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