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keratoscope

[ker-uh-tuh-skohp]
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noun Ophthalmology.
  1. an instrument, as Placido's disk, for determining the symmetry of the curvature of the cornea.

Origin of keratoscope

First recorded in 1885–90; kerato- + -scope
Related formsker·a·tos·co·py [ker-uh-tos-kuh-pee] /ˌkɛr əˈtɒs kə pi/, noun
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keratoscopy in Medicine

keratoscopy

([object Object])
n.
  1. Examination of the anterior surface of the cornea to determine the character and amount of corneal astigmatism.

keratoscope

([object Object])
n.
  1. An instrument marked with lines or circles for use in examining the curvature of the cornea.Placido's disk
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