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keratoscope

[ ker-uh-tuh-skohp ]
/ ˈkɛr ə təˌskoʊp /
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noun Ophthalmology.

an instrument, as Placido's disk, for determining the symmetry of the curvature of the cornea.

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Origin of keratoscope

First recorded in 1885–90; kerato- + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM keratoscope

ker·a·tos·co·py [ker-uh-tos-kuh-pee], /ˌkɛr əˈtɒs kə pi/, noun
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Medical definitions for keratoscope

keratoscope
[ kĕrə-tō-skōp′ ]

n.

An instrument marked with lines or circles for use in examining the curvature of the cornea.Placido's disk
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