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retinoscopy

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noun ret·i·nos·co·py \ˌre-tə-ˈnäs-kə-pē\

Definition of retinoscopy

plural pies

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



1884

First Known Use of retinoscopy

1884

Rhymes with retinoscopy


Medical Dictionary

retinoscopy

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noun ret·i·nos·co·py \ˌret-ən-ˈäs-kə-pē\

Medical Definition of retinoscopy

plural ret·i·nos·co·pies

  1. :  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

  2. ret·i·no·scop·ic \ˌret-ən-ə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective




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