[ as-tig-mat-uh-skohp ]
/ ˌæs tɪgˈmæt əˌskoʊp /

noun Ophthalmology.

an instrument for determining the presence and severity of astigmatism.

Origin of astigmatoscope Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for astigmatoscope


[ ăs′tĭg-mătə-skōp′ ]


An instrument for detecting and measuring the degree of astigmatism.
Related formsa•stig′ma•tosco•py (-tŏskə-pē) null n.
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