chromatoscopy

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chromatoscopy

the study of stars through a telescope in which the star appears as a ring of light, in order to observe the star’s scintillation. — chromatoscope, n.
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The sensitivity of high-magnification colonoscopy with violet blue chromoscopy and pit-pattern analysis for distinguishing neoplastic from nonneoplastic lesions in 1,850 colonoscopy patients was 98%; specificity was 92%.