- an optical instrument used for measuring the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye.
Origin of gonioscope
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- an instrument used for examining the structures of the eye between the cornea and the lens that are not directly visible
- Examination of the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye with a gonioscope or with a contact prism lens.
- An ophthalmoscope used to examine the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye.
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