Definition of Melanoscope

1. n. An instrument containing a combination of colored glasses such that they transmit only red light, so that objects of other colors, as green leaves, appear black when seen through it. It is used for viewing colored flames, to detect the presence of potassium, lithium, etc., by the red light which they emit.



Medical Definition of Melanoscope

1. An instrument containing a combination of coloured glasses such that they transmit only red light, so that objects of other colours, as green leaves, appear black when seen through it. It is used for viewing coloured flames, to detect the presence of potassium, lithium, etc, by the red light which they emit. Origin: Gr, black + -scope. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanoscope

melanomatosis
melanonychia
melanopathy
melanophage
melanophilin
melanophlogite
melanophore
melanophore-expanding principle
melanophores
melanoplakia
melanoprotein
melanopsin
melanorrhagia
melanorrhoea
melanos
melanoscope (current term)
melanoses
melanosis
melanosis circumscripta precancerosa
melanosis coli
melanosity
melanosome
melanosomes
melanostatin
melanostibite
melanotekite
melanothallite

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