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 (ŏf-thăl′mə-skōp′, ŏp-)
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.
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(Medicine) examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope
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Noun1.ophthalmoscopy - examination of the interior of an eye using an ophthalmoscope
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
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n. oftalmoscopía, examen del ojo con un oftalmoscopio.
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