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corneal reflex

Physiology. the closing of the eyelids induced by touching the cornea lightly.
Ophthalmology. the reflection of a keratoscope, as Placido's disk, on the surface of the cornea. Unabridged
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corneal reflex n.
Contraction of the eyelids when the cornea is lightly touched.

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