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oph·thal·mo·scope

 (ŏf-thăl′mə-skōp′, ŏp-)
n.
An instrument for examining the interior structures of the eye, especially the retina, consisting essentially of a mirror that reflects light into the eye and a central hole through which the eye is examined.

oph·thal′mo·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), oph·thal′mo·scop′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
oph′thal·mos′co·py (ŏf′thăl-mŏs′kə-pē, ŏp′-) n.

ophthalmoscope

(ɒfˈθælməˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) an instrument for examining the interior of the eye
ophthalmoscopic adj

oph•thal•mo•scope

(ɒfˈθæl məˌskoʊp, ɒp-)

n.
an instrument for viewing the interior of the eye.
[1855–60]
oph•thal`mo•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
oph`thal•mos′co•py (-ˈmɒs kə pi) n.

ophthalmoscope

An instrument used to examine the inside of the eye by means of a light shone through the iris.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ophthalmoscope - medical instrument for examining the retina of the eyeophthalmoscope - medical instrument for examining the retina of the eye
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
orthoscope - an ophthalmoscope with a layer of water to neutralize the refraction of the cornea
Translations
oftalmoskop

ophthalmoscope

[ɒfˈθælməskəʊp] Noftalmoscopio m

ophthalmoscope

nAugenspiegel m

ophthalmoscope

[ɒfˈθælməˌskəʊp] noftalmoscopio

oph·thal·mo·scope

n. oftalmoscopio, instrumento usado para visualizar el fondo del ojo.

ophthalmoscope

n oftalmoscopio
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ophthalmic Instrumentation in Thousands of Units and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Diagnostic Devices (Perimeters, Refractors, Slit Lamps, Tonometers, Fundus Cameras, Lens Meters, Ophthalmoscopes, Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment, Corneal Topography Systems, & Diagnostic Imaging Systems), and Surgical Products (Ophthalmic Disposables, Ophthalmic Lasers, & Ophthalmic Surgical Microscope).