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orthoscope

[awr-thuh-skohp] /ˈɔr θəˌskoʊp/
noun, Ophthalmology.
1.
(formerly) an instrument for examining the internal structures of the eye through a layer of water that neutralizes the refraction of the cornea.
Origin of orthoscope
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; ortho- + -scope
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orthoscope

/ˈɔːθəʊˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
(med, obsolete) a 19th-century instrument for viewing the fundus of the eye through a layer of water, which eliminates distortion caused by the cornea
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orthoscope in Medicine

orthoscope or·tho·scope (ôr'thə-skōp')
n.
An instrument used to examine the eye that eliminates corneal refraction by means of a layer of water.

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