# Physics:Rheoscope

A rheoscope is an instrument for detecting or measuring the viscosity of a fluid. In the study of blood flow, a rheoscope is used to observe and measure the deformation of blood cells subject to different levels of fluid shear stress.[1]

## References

1. Meurant, Gerard (2012). Physical Forces and the Mammalian Cell. Academic Press. p. 28. ISBN 032314019X.