skiascope

[ skahy-uh-skohp ]
/ ˈskaɪ əˌskoʊp /

noun Ophthalmology.


Nearby words

  1. skia-,
  2. skiagram,
  3. skiagraph,
  4. skiagraphic,
  5. skiamachy,
  6. skiascopy,
  7. skibob,
  8. skid,
  9. skid fin,
  10. skid road

Origin of skiascope

< Greek skiā́ a shadow, shade + -scope

Related formsski·as·co·py [skahy-as-kuh-pee] /skaɪˈæs kə pi/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for skiascopy

skiascopy

/ (skaɪˈæskəpɪ) /

noun

med another name for retinoscopy

skiascope

/ (ˈskaɪəˌskəʊp) /

noun

med a medical instrument for examining the eye to detect errors of refractionAlso called: retinoscope See also retinoscopy

Word Origin for skiascope

C19: from Greek skia a shadow + -scope

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Medicine definitions for skiascopy

skiascopy

[ skī-ăskə-pē ]

n.

retinoscopy
Related formsskia•scope′ (skīə-skōp′) n.


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