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Plácido's disk

noun Ophthalmology.
  1. a device marked with concentric black rings, used to detect corneal irregularities.
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Origin of Plácido's disk

after A. Plácido da Costa (1848–1916), Portuguese ophthalmologist, who devised it
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placido's disk in Medicine

Placido's disk

  1. keratoscope
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