follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

corneal reflex

noun
1.
Physiology. the closing of the eyelids induced by touching the cornea lightly.
2.
Ophthalmology. the reflection of a keratoscope, as Placido's disk, on the surface of the cornea.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
corneal re-flex in Medicine

corneal reflex n.
Contraction of the eyelids when the cornea is lightly touched.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for corneal reflex

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for corneal

9
12
Scrabble Words With Friends