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ophthalmoscopy

[of-thal-mos-kuh-pee, -thuh l-, op-] /ˌɒf θælˈmɒs kə pi, -θəl-, ˌɒp-/
noun, plural ophthalmoscopies.
1.
the use of or technique of using an ophthalmoscope.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; ophthalmo- + -scopy
Related forms
ophthalmoscopist, noun
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  • For more complicated procedures, scanning laser ophthalmoscopy is available.
British Dictionary definitions for ophthalmoscopy

ophthalmoscopy

/ˌɒfθælˈmɒskəpɪ/
noun
1.
examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope
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ophthalmoscopy in Medicine

ophthalmoscopy oph·thal·mos·co·py (ŏf'thəl-mŏs'kə-pē, -thāl-, ŏp'-)
n.
Examination of the interior of the eye through the pupil with an ophthalmoscope.


oph·thal'mo·scop'ic (-thāl'mə--skŏp'ĭk) or oph·thal'mo·scop'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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