ophthalmoscopy
noun see ophthalmoscope

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ophthalmoscopy — Intervention Ophthalmoscopic exam: the medical provider would next move in and observe with the ophthalmoscope from a distance of one to several cm. MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Ophthalmoscopy — Oph thal*mos co*py, n. [Cf. F. ophthalmoscopie.] 1. A branch of physiognomy which deduces the knowledge of a person s temper and character from the appearance of the eyes. [1913 Webster] 2. Examination of the eye with the ophthalmoscope. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ophthalmoscopy — Examination of the interior of the eye, including the lens, retina and optic nerve, by indirect or direct ophthalmoscopy. Indirect ophthalmoscopy employs a head lamp device to shine a very bright light into the eye. This is generally done by an… …   Medical dictionary

  • ophthalmoscopy — ophthalmoscopist, n. /of thal mos keuh pee, theuhl , op /, n., pl. ophthalmoscopies. the use of or technique of using an ophthalmoscope. [1720 30; OPHTHALMO + SCOPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • ophthalmoscopy — noun The design, construction and use of ophthalmoscopes …   Wiktionary

  • ophthalmoscopy — n. examination of the eyes with an ophthalmoscope (device for examining the eyes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ophthalmoscopy — oph·thal·mos·co·py …   English syllables

  • ophthalmoscopy — fundoscopy …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ophthalmoscopy — /ɒfθælˈmɒskəpi/ (say ofthal moskuhpee) noun (plural ophthalmoscopies) an examination of the eye using an ophthalmoscope …   Australian English dictionary

  • ophthalmoscopy — noun examination of the interior of an eye using an ophthalmoscope • Hypernyms: ↑examination, ↑scrutiny …   Useful english dictionary

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