retinoscopist

retinoscopy

[ret-n-os-kuh-pee, ret-n-uh-skoh-pee]
noun Ophthalmology.
an objective method of determining the refractive error of an eye.

Origin:
1880–85; retin(a) + -o- + -scopy

retinoscopic [ret-n-uh-skop-ik] , adjective
retinoscopically, adverb
retinoscopist, noun
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retinoscopy (ˌrɛtɪˈnɒskəpɪ)
 
n
ophthalmol skiascopy, Also called: shadow test a procedure for detecting errors of refraction in the eye by means of an instrument (retinoscope) that reflects a beam of light from a mirror into the eye. Diagnosis is made by observing the areas of shadow and the direction in which the light moves when the mirror is rotated
 
retinoscopic
 
adj
 
retino'scopically
 
adv
 
reti'noscopist
 
n

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retinoscopy ret·i·nos·co·py (rět'n-ŏs'kə-pē)
n.
A method of detecting errors of refraction of the eye by illuminating the retina and noting the direction of movement of the light on the retinal surface. Also called pupilloscopy, shadow test, skiascopy.


ret'i·no·scop'ic (-ə-skŏp'ĭk) adj.
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