[ of-thal-mos-kuh-pee, -thuhl-, op- ]
/ ˌɒf θælˈmɒs kə pi, -θəl-, ˌɒp- /
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noun, plural oph·thal·mos·co·pies.
the use of or technique of using an ophthalmoscope.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ophthalmoscopyoph·thal·mos·co·pist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for ophthalmoscopy
As these are variable quantities, the practice of ophthalmoscopy demands a little address, which habit quickly gives.
Another series of examples may be chosen to illustrate the application of ophthalmoscopy.
British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmoscopy
/ (ˌɒfθælˈmɒskəpɪ) /
examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope
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Medical definitions for ophthalmoscopy
[ ŏf′thəl-mŏs′kə-pē, -thăl-, ŏp′- ]
Examination of the interior of the eye through the pupil with an ophthalmoscope.
Other words from ophthalmoscopyoph•thal′mo•scop′ic (-thăl′mə-skŏp′ĭk) null adj.
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