Origin of gonioscope

Related formsgo·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


  1. 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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gonioscope in Medicine


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