phoropter

[ fə-rŏptər ]

n.

A device containing different lenses used for refraction of the eye during sight testing.

Nearby words

  1. phoria,
  2. phormium,
  3. phoro-,
  4. phoro-optometer,
  5. phoronid,
  6. phos-,
  7. phosgene,
  8. phosgenite,
  9. phosph-,
  10. phosphagen


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