skiascope

[ skahy-uh-skohp ]
/ ˈskaɪ əˌskoʊp /

noun Ophthalmology.

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Origin of skiascope

< Greek skiā́ a shadow, shade + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM skiascope

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

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British Dictionary definitions for skiascopy (1 of 2)

skiascopy
/ (skaɪˈæskəpɪ) /

noun

med another name for retinoscopy

British Dictionary definitions for skiascopy (2 of 2)

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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Medical definitions for skiascopy

skiascopy
[ skī-ăskə-pē ]

n.

retinoscopy

Other words from skiascopy

skia•scope′ (skīə-skōp′) n.
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