retinoscope

[ret-n-uh-skohp]

noun Ophthalmology.

an apparatus that determines the refractive power of the eye by observing the lights and shadows on the pupil when a mirror illumines the retina; skiascope.

Origin of retinoscope

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retinoscope in Medicine

retinoscope

[rĕtn-ə-skōp′]

n.

An optical instrument for examining refraction of light in the eye.
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