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slit lamp

noun \ˈslit-ˌlamp\

Medical Definition of SLIT LAMP

:  a lamp for projecting a narrow beam of intense light that is used in conjunction with a biomicroscope for examining the anterior parts (as the conjunctiva or cornea) of an eye; also :  a unit consisting of both the lamp and biomicroscope

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