Skiascopy
Skiascope Ski"a*scope, Sciascope Sci"a*scope, n. [Gr. ? a shadow + -scope.] (Med.) A device for determining the refractive state of the eye by observing the movements of the retinal lights and shadows. -- {Ski*as"co*py}, {Ski*as"co*py}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • skiascopy — [skī as′kə pē] n. 〚Gr skia, shadow (see SHINE) + SCOPY〛 RETINOSCOPY * * * ski·as·co·py (skī ăsʹkə pē) n. pl …   Universalium

  • skiascopy — [skī as′kə pē] n. [Gr skia, shadow (see SHINE) + SCOPY] RETINOSCOPY …   English World dictionary

  • Skiascopy — Skiascope Ski a*scope, Sciascope Sci a*scope, n. [Gr. ? a shadow + scope.] (Med.) A device for determining the refractive state of the eye by observing the movements of the retinal lights and shadows. {Ski*as co*py}, {Ski*as co*py}, n. [Webster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skiascopy — noun retinoscopy …   Wiktionary

  • skiascopy — SYN: retinoscopy. * * * ski·as·co·py skī as kə pē n, pl pies RETINOSCOPY * * * ski·as·co·py (ski asґkə pe) retinoscopy …   Medical dictionary

  • skiascopy — n. examination of the refractive capacity of the eye by means of a retinoscope (Ophthalmology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skiascopy — ski·as·co·py …   English syllables

  • skiascopy — skīˈaskəpē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sci + scopy 1. : retinoscopy 2. : fluoroscopy …   Useful english dictionary

  • skiascope — skiascopy /skuy as keuh pee/, n. /skuy euh skohp /, n. Ophthalm. retinoscope. [ < Gk skiá a shadow, shade + SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • retinoscopy — A method of determining errors of refraction by illuminating the retina and observing the rays of light emerging from the eye. SYN: scotoscopy, shadow test, skiascopy. [retino + G. skopeo, to view] cylinder r. determination of sph …   Medical dictionary

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