amblyoscope

amblyoscope

[am-blee-uh-skohp]
noun
an instrument used to train an amblyopic eye to function properly.

Origin:
< Greek amblý(s) dull, dim-sighted + -o- + -scope

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amblyoscope am·bly·o·scope (ām'blē-ə-skōp')
n.
A reflecting stereoscope used for measuring or training binocular vision and for stimulating vision in an amblyopic eye.

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