transillumination

(redirected from ocular transillumination)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

trans·il·lu·mi·na·tion

 (trăns′ĭ-lo͞o′mə-nā′shən, trănz′-)
n.
The passing of a light through the walls of a body part or organ to facilitate medical inspection.

trans′il·lu′mi·nate′ (-lo͞o′mə-nāt′) v.
trans′il·lu′mi·na′tor n.

transillumination

a form of medical examination in which a strong light is cast through the body or a body part so that blockages, foreign objects, etc., can be seen. — transilluminator, n.
See also: Remedies
Translations

trans·il·lu·mi·na·tion

n. transiluminación, paso de luz a través de un cuerpo.
Mentioned in ?