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skiascope

[skahy-uh-skohp] /ˈskaɪ əˌskoʊp/
noun, Ophthalmology.
Origin of skiascope
< Greek skiā́ a shadow, shade + -scope
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skiascopy
[skahy-as-kuh-pee] /skaɪˈæs kə pi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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skiascope

/ˈskaɪəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
(med) a medical instrument for examining the eye to detect errors of refraction Also called retinoscope See also retinoscopy
Word Origin
C19: from Greek skia a shadow + -scope
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