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[ bī′ō-mīkrə-skōp′ ]


An instrument consisting of a microscope combined with a rectangular light source, used for examination of the cornea, aqueous humor, and retina of the eye.slitlamp

Nearby words

biometer, biometric, biometrician, biometrics, biometry, biomicroscope, biomicroscopy, biomimetic, biomimetics, biomimicry, biomodeling
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