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skiascope

[skahy-uh-skohp] /ˈskaɪ əˌskoʊp/
noun, Ophthalmology
Origin
< Greek skiā́ a shadow, shade + -scope
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skiascopy
[skahy-as-kuh-pee] /skaɪˈæs kə pi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for skiascopy

skiascopy

/skaɪˈæskəpɪ/
noun
1.
(med) another name for retinoscopy

skiascope

/ˈskaɪəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
(med) a medical instrument for examining the eye to detect errors of refraction Also called retinoscope See also retinoscopy
Word Origin
C19: from Greek skia a shadow + -scope
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skiascopy in Medicine

skiascopy ski·as·co·py (skī-ās'kə-pē)
n.
See retinoscopy.


ski'a·scope' (skī'ə-skōp') n.
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