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Plácido's disk

[plah-si-dohz] /ˈplɑ sɪˌdoʊz/
noun, Ophthalmology.
a device marked with concentric black rings, used to detect corneal irregularities.
Origin of Plácido's disk
after A. Plácido da Costa (1848-1916), Portuguese ophthalmologist, who devised it Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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placido's disk in Medicine

Placido's disk Pla·ci·do's disk (plä-sē'dōz, plä'sē-duz)
See keratoscope.

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