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ophthalmoscopy

[of-thal-mos-kuh-pee, -thuh l-, op-]
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noun, plural oph·thal·mos·co·pies.
  1. the use of or technique of using an ophthalmoscope.
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Origin of ophthalmoscopy

First recorded in 1720–30; ophthalmo- + -scopy
Related formsoph·thal·mos·co·pist, noun
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Examples from the Web for ophthalmoscopy

Historical Examples

  • As these are variable quantities, the practice of ophthalmoscopy demands a little address, which habit quickly gives.

    The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.

    E. Rameur

  • Another series of examples may be chosen to illustrate the application of ophthalmoscopy.


British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmoscopy

ophthalmoscopy

noun
  1. examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope
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ophthalmoscopy in Medicine

ophthalmoscopy

(ŏf′thəl-mŏskə-pē, -thăl-, ŏp′-)
n.
  1. Examination of the interior of the eye through the pupil with an ophthalmoscope.
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Related formsoph•thal′mo•scopic (-thăl′mə-skŏpĭk) null adj.
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