[ goh-nee-uh-skohp ]
/ ˌgoʊ ni əˌskoʊp /


an optical instrument used for measuring the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye.

Origin of gonioscope

Related forms

go·ni·os·co·py [goh-nee-os-kuh-pee] /ˌgoʊ niˈɒs kə pi/, noungo·ni·o·scop·ic [goh-nee-uh-skop-ik] /ˌgoʊ ni əˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gonioscope


/ (ˈɡəʊnɪəʊˌskəʊp) /


an instrument used for examining the structures of the eye between the cornea and the lens that are not directly visible

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Medicine definitions for gonioscope


[ gōnē-ə-skōp′ ]


An ophthalmoscope used to examine the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye.

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