astigmatoscope

astigmatoscope

[as-tig-mat-uh-skohp]
noun Ophthalmology.
an instrument for determining the presence and severity of astigmatism.

Origin:
astigmat(ism) + -o- + -scope

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astigmatoscope as·tig·mat·o·scope (ās'tĭg-māt'ə-skōp') or a·stig·mo·scope (ə-stĭg'mə-skōp')
n.
An instrument for detecting and measuring the degree of astigmatism.


a·stig'ma·tos'co·py (-tŏs'kə-pē) or as'tig·mos'co·py (-mŏs'kə-pē) n.
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