ophthalmoscopical

ophthalmoscope

[of-thal-muh-skohp, op-]
noun
an instrument for viewing the interior of the eye or examining the retina.

Origin:
1855–60; ophthalmo- + -scope

ophthalmoscopic [of-thal-muh-skop-ik, op-] , ophthalmoscopical, adjective
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ophthalmoscope (ɒfˈθælməˌskəʊp)
 
n
an instrument for examining the interior of the eye
 
ophthalmoscopic
 
adj

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ophthalmoscope
1857, from ophthalmo- (see ophthalmologist) + scope (1).
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ophthalmoscope oph·thal·mo·scope (ŏf-thāl'mə-skōp', ŏp-)
n.
An instrument for examining the interior structures of the eye, especially the retina, consisting essentially of a mirror that reflects light into the eye and a central hole through which the eye is examined.

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