diascope

noun
di·​a·​scope | \ ˈdī-ə-ˌskōp How to pronounce diascope (audio) \

Medical Definition of diascope

: a plate of glass pressed against the skin so as to expel the blood from a part and show anatomical changes

Other Words from diascope

diascopic \ ˌdī-​ə-​ˈskäp-​ik How to pronounce diascope (audio) \ adjective
diascopy \ dī-​ˈas-​kə-​pē How to pronounce diascope (audio) \ noun, plural diascopies

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“Diascope.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diascope. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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