retinoscopy


ret·i·nos·co·py

noun \ˌre-tə-ˈnäs-kə-pē\
plural pies

Definition of RETINOSCOPY

:  observation of the retina of the eye especially to determine the state of refraction

First Known Use of RETINOSCOPY

1884

Rhymes with RETINOSCOPY

ret·i·nos·co·py

noun \ˌret-ən-ˈäs-kə-pē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ret·i·nos·co·pies

Medical Definition of RETINOSCOPY

: a method of determining the state of refraction of the eye by illuminating the retina with a mirror and observing the direction of movement of the retinal illumination and adjacent shadow when the mirror is turned
ret·i·no·scop·ic \ˌret-ən-ə-ˈskäp-ik\ adjective

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