noun scin·til·lo·scope \sin‧ˈtiləˌskōp\
variants: less commonly



Definition of scintilloscope

  1. :  a small instrument similar to the spinthariscope for exhibiting scintillations (as of a radioactive substance) on a sensitive screen

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Origin and Etymology of scintilloscope

scintillo-, scintilli- (from Latin scintilla) + -scope

First Known Use: 1904

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