Maddox rod

noun

Mad·​dox rod ˈmad-əks-ˌräd How to pronounce Maddox rod (audio)
: a transparent cylindrical glass rod or one of a series of such rods placed one above another for use in testing the eyes for heterophoria

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“Maddox rod.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Maddox%20rod. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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