|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|—n combining form|
|indicating an instrument for cutting: osteotome|
|[from Greek tomē a cutting, tomos a slice, from temnein to cut]|
Part; area; segment: dermatome.
Cutting instrument: microtome.