polarizer

noun
po·​lar·​iz·​er
variants: also British polariser \ -​ˌrīz-​ər How to pronounce polariser (audio) \

Medical Definition of polarizer

: the part of a polariscope receiving and polarizing the light — compare analyzer

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“Polarizer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polarizer. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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