- the inspection of the iris of the eye as an aid in determining a person's state of health or in diagnosing a health problem.
Origin of iridology
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- a technique used in complementary medicine to diagnose illness by studying a patient's eyes
C20: from Latin irido- + ology
- The study of the iris of the eye, especially as associated with disease.
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